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painting fiberglass spreaders

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I painted my spreaders with Krylon Dual Flat Black with no issues. Haven't seen any arcing which would indicate the paint being a conductor. 73, Delwyn KH6DC
ab8o@rocketmail.com
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Jun 28, 2014

use of pvc for spreaders

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Great post Larry.
kd5sbp666
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Jun 26, 2014

Tuning the Hex Beam

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I use 17 gauge electric fence wire. It was easy to solder. I modified the coax connection by soldering it directly to the driven elements. I did not use the
rsj0000
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Jun 25, 2014

K4KIO Pricing

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I'm considering mounting it on my Chimney. Any precautions regarding heat from the chimney exhaust? I have a new never used G1000 that I'm probably going to
ion_op
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Jun 25, 2014

Overhauling old fiberglass spreaders....

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Amen to that Duane. I was very surprised when I took the antenna apart at the previous owner's site at just how much pesky surface fiber was present,
zf2scka9p
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Jun 24, 2014

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Dan
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Jun 23, 2014

PVC for bow constuction?

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In Central America everyone uses bamboo poles as a mast for their TV antennas. They are free. Best regards - Bry Carling
David
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Jun 23, 2014

SP7IDX Hexbeam

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Nice installation. Is that a roof tower? What height / make / model if I may ask? How does it secure to the roof please? Best regards - Bry Carling
runner57us
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Jun 23, 2014

Length of Reflector

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 Steve, I noticed that you got a link that may help explain the shortness by comparison of the reflector to the director.  If you have any other questions
John Weisinger
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Jun 22, 2014

Tuning a hexbeam

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I'm trying not to over think the work of others. These measurements as published (KIO Technology LLC) seem to be the ones to (at least) start with. They are
rsj0000
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Jun 22, 2014

Patio Umbrealla Stealth Hexbeam?

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Nice idea. Maybe some thin shade cloth. Good DX
cgoodman1980
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Jun 21, 2014

Comparison Question

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You might also look at the SP7IDX Hexbeam. It is also a robust design. I just put one up last week. You can see the quality in the website pictures.
w8lig
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Jun 21, 2014

Tuning the Hexbeam

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Fellow Hex Beam users, We recently constructed a 5-band hex beam following the G3TXQ instructions using 14 AWG PVC coated flexweave wire. We got the beam upon
rsj0000
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Jun 21, 2014

coated wire vs bare

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Wire with insulation has to be cut different than bare wire. However for me that is the best way in this tough climate in Minnesota. I have had 2 hex beams and
kd5sbp666
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Jun 12, 2014

New file uploaded to hex-beam

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Hey guys i found a site that gas fiberglass tubes and rods At a good price its wwe.goodwinds.com steve/kd5sbp
hex-beam@yahoogroups.com
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Jun 10, 2014
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