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2 meter Cushcraft 13b2 wideband Yagi boomer

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KJ4YZI, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. KJ4YZI

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    Here is a part 1 of the complete setup and SWR check of the antenna.
     

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  2. K2WH

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  3. K9ASE

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    Good video especially the saftey warning. However, you may consider using a separate cameraman in the future.
    The moving camera can make a guy dizzy.
     
  4. KJ4YZI

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    Wow, i wish i could be that first person. Well thanks for the update, i figured someone already had done it.
     
  5. KM1H

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    There have been a couple of partials on CW years ago all from New England OTOH Id have thought one of the JT modes would have succeeded by now.
     
  6. WN2C

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    Nice video of putting together and checking out of a decent antenna. But could someone tell me how this is NEWS?
    I mean shouldn't this be in the antenna forum?
     
  7. K8EF

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    ran these stacked @ 110' in the late 90,s with a 746 pro had a ton of fun with that station.
     
  8. W1YW

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    Your Yagi-Uda is by no means 'wideband', so please do not claim this.

    It has roughly a 2% passband for a 2:1 SWR.

    73
    Chip W1YW
     
  9. W1YW

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    Failure continues at the 150KW ERP level...narrower MFSK modes are dictated.

    K1HC and K1DG (separately) are exploring seriously from Maine....

    A previous failure used a 100 foot Yagi (using rope boom). Clever! That effort is reminscent of the first moonbounce, which happened at VHF and used a 24dBd antenna...
     
  10. AA4ZZ

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    Dave PJ4VHF heard the 20 watt D4C/B beacon on CW across the Atlantic.

    Unfortunately there was no one at the Beacon site to make it a 2 way.
    Dave was using 2 stacked 13B2 yagis.

    Since then NP2X has heard the D4C/B beacon and the NP2X/B beacon was
    heard by D44TS. Still no 2 way QSO.

    Paul AA4ZZ
     
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