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Re: [FT897] Re: Opinions on "QSO King" or similar antennas

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  • Alex Netherton
    35 feet may just be 1/4 wave on 40... KC4BO ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 24, 2013
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      35 feet may just be 1/4 wave on 40...
      KC4BO
      On Jun 24, 2013 5:08 AM, "D.J.J. Ring, Jr." <n1ea@...> wrote:

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      > Why 35 feet? Does it make something special in length?
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      > 73
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      > David N1EA
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      > On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Songdisciple <songdisciple@...
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      > > the 33' foot flag pole is great. But myself, I would make it 35'. :)
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      > > How about loading gutters? Or creating a loop on an outside wall?
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      > > I think I would do both. Another though, a fixed wire yagi laying on the
      > > roof. Only thing that would
      > > prevent that would be any sort of foiled barrier inside. If the home was
      > > constructed in the last 20 years, that is likely.
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    • D.J.J. Ring, Jr.
      35 foot is a quarter wave on the maritime 6 MHz band - also the standard size for a heavy full size marine whip like the Shakespeare whips. Just slightly too
      Message 2 of 7 , Jun 24, 2013
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        35 foot is a quarter wave on the maritime 6 MHz band - also the standard
        size for a heavy full size marine whip like the Shakespeare whips.

        Just slightly too long for 40 meters where 33 foot is the right length for
        7 MHz.

        73
        David N1EA

        On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 8:18 PM, Alex Netherton <anetherton@...>wrote:

        > 35 feet may just be 1/4 wave on 40...
        > KC4BO
        > On Jun 24, 2013 5:08 AM, "D.J.J. Ring, Jr." <n1ea@...> wrote:
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        > > **
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        > > Why 35 feet? Does it make something special in length?
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        > > 73
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        > > David N1EA
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        > > On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Songdisciple <songdisciple@...
        > > >wrote:
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        > > > the 33' foot flag pole is great. But myself, I would make it 35'. :)
        > > >
        > > > How about loading gutters? Or creating a loop on an outside wall?
        > > > (Vertically polarized)
        > > >
        > > > I think I would do both. Another though, a fixed wire yagi laying on
        > the
        > > > roof. Only thing that would
        > > > prevent that would be any sort of foiled barrier inside. If the home
        > was
        > > > constructed in the last 20 years, that is likely.
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        > > > QRT
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