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  • Joseph Park
    ... for ... This is an early model Swan Antenna, later they modified the coil with some capacitors, so you could pre-tune it to 75 40 or 20 to desired spots on
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 15, 2007
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      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Grover Cleveland" <clevelandg@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > That sure looks like the Swantenna to me. I've been looking for one
      for
      > years.
      >
      > Grover
      >
      > On 3/21/07, Earl Needham <needhame1@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > At 04:38 PM 3/21/2007, David Ring wrote:
      > > >Here is a picture of his mobile setup
      > > ><http://www.geocities.com/latemod97/swan2002/gallery005.html>
      > > http://www.geocities.com/latemod97/swan2002/gallery005.html
      > > >
      > >
      > > Just wondering -- is that a Swantenna or a MasterMobile? Or
      > > something else entirely?
      > >
      > > 7 3
      > > Earl

      This is an early model Swan Antenna, later they modified the coil
      with some capacitors, so you could pre-tune it to 75 40 or 20 to
      desired spots on those bands and QSY on the road between those bands
      without stopping

      I have 2 of them.

      Joe WB6AGR
      > >
      >
      > --
      > Grover Cleveland K7TP
      >
      > "Morse - everything else is QRM"
      >
    • Scott Laughlin
      I have a book written about W6AM s life. I think the photo shown from above his car was one claiming to be the first mobile kiowatt. 72 de Scott/n7net ... one
      Message 2 of 5 , Jul 16, 2007
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        I have a book written about W6AM's life. I think the photo shown
        from above his car was one claiming to be the first mobile kiowatt.

        72 de Scott/n7net

        --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Joseph Park" <ktnjoepark@...> wrote:
        >
        > --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Grover Cleveland" <clevelandg@>
        > wrote:
        > >
        > > That sure looks like the Swantenna to me. I've been looking for
        one
        > for
        > > years.
        > >
        > > Grover
        > >
        > > On 3/21/07, Earl Needham <needhame1@> wrote:
        > > >
        > > > At 04:38 PM 3/21/2007, David Ring wrote:
        > > > >Here is a picture of his mobile setup
        > > > ><http://www.geocities.com/latemod97/swan2002/gallery005.html>
        > > > http://www.geocities.com/latemod97/swan2002/gallery005.html
        > > > >
        > > >
        > > > Just wondering -- is that a Swantenna or a MasterMobile? Or
        > > > something else entirely?
        > > >
        > > > 7 3
        > > > Earl
        >
        > This is an early model Swan Antenna, later they modified the coil
        > with some capacitors, so you could pre-tune it to 75 40 or 20 to
        > desired spots on those bands and QSY on the road between those
        bands
        > without stopping
        >
        > I have 2 of them.
        >
        > Joe WB6AGR
        > > >
        > >
        > > --
        > > Grover Cleveland K7TP
        > >
        > > "Morse - everything else is QRM"
        > >
        >
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