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Gamma Match Location/Length Mar 9th 2019, 16:42 1 5,038 on 9/3/19
Adding More Directors to a Yagi Antenna Feb 6th 2019, 15:38 2 5,328 on 6/2/19
2 Meter Slot-Cube Antenna (QST Jan 2019) Dec 9th 2018, 13:19 41 20,623 on 28/1/24

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Best way to pass lines through the garage wall? KJ6CBP on 25/4/19
It would help ,to know the type of construction of the building... concrete block, wood frame etc. .But I do know they make PL-259 Female-Female extensions(many lengths), just for wall transfers. Check ARRL vendors (like MFJ, and others), for some choices. Good luck, 73
Gamma Match Location/Length K1AWC on 9/3/19
I would like to hear if the location (In-line or 90 Degrees), and length make a difference for a 2 Meter Yagi antenna.
Adding More Directors to a Yagi Antenna K1AWC on 6/2/19
Does adding more director elements(same length), and keeping the same spacing between the elements, make more Db gain? What type of Formula do you use to calculate, the length/number of elements to see a benefit?
2 Meter Slot-Cube Antenna (QST Jan 2019) K1AWC on 1/1/19
I spent the day trying different things, and found using 75 Ohm Video Coax dropped the SWR's from 2.4+ (RG-58) to 1.2 !! Runs good SWR's thru the whole Band. I might just be done testing things, this is all I need for my uses. THANKS JOHN, for another GREAT Antenna!
2 Meter Slot-Cube Antenna (QST Jan 2019) K1AWC on 31/12/18
I can't give a full report...yet, But this antenna is turning into "FRANKNTENNA". I've made some mods (I will tell more when finished), But I'm still liking this as a portable trip/field antenna. I can hit Repeaters 37 Miles away (MFJ-1918ex 10' stand, Cheap RG58 coax, and a 4 Watt Baofeng UV5-R). Not bad for a start....more to come

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