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>>Hi Gang. As someone with sub zero experience with satellite 
>>antennas I found the recent discourse fascinating.
>>
>>It may or may not be useful but recently I played with a lot of 
>>EZNEC models prior to building a full quarter wave vertical for 40 
>>Meters with four very short (4ft) radials/counterpoise. I view this 
>>as an off-center fed dipole and to achieve a fair match to 50 Ohms 
>>it is necessary offset the inherent -j reactive part of the input 
>>impedance by an equal amount of positive reactance.  The antenna 
>>measures as modelled and works great.
>>
Possibly your cube-wire combination could be made to work in a similar fashion.
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73
Ron
W6WO
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