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Re: [GapAntennas] I have taken a Titan DX antenna in trade So I have my work cut out for me.

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  • David Cook
    Yes. ... -- David D. Cook N2DDC PPlease consider the environment before printing this e-mail [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 19, 2013
      Yes.

      On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Roy Westra <rpwestra@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > David,
      >
      > Did you mean antenna analyzer? Once the Titan is properly tuned a tuner
      > isn't required.
      >
      > *Use a good antenna tuner*
      >
      > Roy
      > AA6QQ
      >
      > *
      > *
      > *
      > *
      >
      > On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 6:59 AM, David Cook n2ddc1958@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Congrats on the Titan Dx.
      > > Been following most of your postings.
      > >
      > > The Titan can be mounted just above ground up to 20'.
      > > When tuning, fine tune the 10/40 wire as fussy as you can stand - first.
      > > Tuning after the other bands will alter them.
      > > Use a good antenna tuner. Follow the setup manual, period.
      > >
      > > Mine has been an outstanding performer.
      > >
      > > David
      > > N2DDC
      > > On Feb 18, 2013 12:09 PM, "Dean Smart" kb7anl@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > So I'm excited I hear great things about this antenna. I'm going to
      > > retire
      > > > my Butternut because I need to be mounted on the roof.
      > > >
      > > > Now a little boring history. I installed it Quickly on the roof at the
      > > > location i had choose for the butternut so i could have scads of
      > radials.
      > > > It did not tune up that great. Then My wife said you can have one of
      > the
      > > > bedrooms for your shack (YES!)so I'm moving to a new location moving
      > all
      > > > cables and antennas..... :( but this is well worth the move.
      > > >
      > > > At least she didn't say move out into the shed..... Lucky!
      > > >
      > > > OK now past the dialog.
      > > > I have heard start out tuning at the ground level before the roof mount
      > > > will save time. (well time climbing up and down the ladders)
      > > > Yet my location will not have 30' clearance with out some type of
      > > > obstruction.
      > > > about 20' from the house: 20' from a wooden fence 20' from a chain link
      > > > fence. 20' feed from the power line feeding my house. 40' from the
      > > > transformer.
      > > >
      > > > So is this enough distance to tune?
      > > > Then I was going to set it up to tune about 4' off the ground.
      > > > My question is should I be higher off the ground to avoid the
      > > obstructions?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks from one of the new owners in the Gap antenna group
      > > > Dean
      > > > Kb7anl
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      > --
      > Roy
      >
      > No trees were harmed in the sending of this message; however, a large
      > number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.
      >
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      David D. Cook
      N2DDC
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