... Next question is how would you compare the Traffie to a 2 element quad ie performance and size.Message 1 of 5 , Sep 2, 2008View Source--- In email@example.com, "k4kio" <k4kio@...> wrote:
>Next question is how would you compare the Traffie to a 2 element quad
> John, I'll offer an opinion on your question.
> The spiderbeam is generally a three element beam whereas the hexbeam
> is only two. So generally, performance is a little better with the
> spiderbeam. But the spiderbeam is considerably larger. For 20 meters,
> a spiderbeam is about 33feet across whereas a hexbeam for 20 meters is
> only 19 for the classic hexbeam and 22 for the broadband hexbeam.
> That is pretty significant for many people and it probably why the
> hexbeam is so popular. The size is the reason why I am using a hexbeam
> rather than a spiderbeam.
> Thank you Leo, for the input.
ie performance and size.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "caddy4949" <caddy4949@> wrote:
> > Does any one have any insight in comparing a spiderbeam to a traffie
> > beam. I know the spider is half the price of a Traffie. How about
> > performance?
> > John
John, Take a look at message #5920 and all the follow-ups. 73, Steve G3TXQMessage 1 of 5 , Sep 3, 2008View SourceJohn,
Take a look at message #5920 and all the follow-ups.