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RE: SO-35



On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, Ciemon G0TRT wrote:

> There's been some talk, and I've also read about a 20" half wave vertical
> that's quite handy for use with a dual band ht. Is this documented anywhere,
> because I'm having trouble getting this "radial less" antenna to work.

If you are talking about my antenna which is a 20" whip over a 3 foot
ground plane (ie, CAR ROOF), then it is a 3/4 wave vertical with almost 8
dBi gain above 30 deg, but I suspect that without the ground plane you are
3 dB worse off and so it is no better than a stock duck more or less...

bob


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