[amsat-bb] Re: Crossbooms ... my pennyworth.

jules@g0nzo.co.uk jules at g0nzo.co.uk
Wed Jan 10 06:03:47 PST 2007

My crossboom is a light steel tube, with wooden dowel extensions, within the field of the antenna. These were turned down in a lathe
and hammered/glued into the steel tube. To waterproof the ends, the wooden bits were stood in a tin of creosote for a week.
I must admit that the feeders for the 2mtr beam do actually pass through the field, but as it has such a wide beamwidth, I would
assume that any squint is going to be irrelevant.


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