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Re: Spiderbeam vs Traffie

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  • caddy4949
    ... Next question is how would you compare the Traffie to a 2 element quad ie performance and size.
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 2, 2008
      --- In hex-beam@yahoogroups.com, "k4kio" <k4kio@...> wrote:
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > 73,
      >
      > Leo
      > Thank you Leo, for the input.
      Next question is how would you compare the Traffie to a 2 element quad
      ie performance and size.
      >
      >
      > --- In hex-beam@yahoogroups.com, "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
      > >
      >
    • Steve
      John, Take a look at message #5920 and all the follow-ups. 73, Steve G3TXQ
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 3, 2008
        John,

        Take a look at message #5920 and all the follow-ups.

        73,
        Steve G3TXQ
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