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10693Re: [loopantennas] Pixel vs Wellbrook

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  • Andy Gardner
    Jul 20, 2014
      I dare say not many people have 160m Yagi's to play with. :^)

      Andy
      ZL3AG

      On 13/07/2014, at 2:22 PM, 'Richard (Rick) Karlquist' richard@... [loopantennas] wrote:

      > I A/B'ed the Pixel loop against a tuned shielded loop
      > on 160 meters. The Pixel simply runs out of gain on
      > 1.8 MHz and is not as sensitive as the tuned loop.
      > You are limited by amplifier noise.
      > Copy was always better on the tuned loop (many contest
      > QSO's).
      >
      > I also A/B'ed a Pixel loop (ground mounted) against
      > a Yagi on a tower. Of course the Yagi trounced it;
      > probably an unfair comparison.
      >
      > Rick N6RK
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