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Re: 1.2ghz helix

>I am almost finished with a 16 turn helix for 1.2ghz.  I am not sure 
>of what type of matching I should use.  Some of designs I have  seen 
>use a flat tab on the first 90 degrees of the helix.  What size 
>should it be?  Is there a better way?  I have a bird 43 with a 1.2 
>slug for tuning.
>73 Bob W7LRD

Hi Bob,

Very simple to use the flat tap, and just bend it for minimum swr..
We've been using it for years....

            73, Dave, WB6LLO

                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 

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