Will This Wire Antenna Work? Parks on the Air with the Elecraft KX3

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  1. 2E0HXS

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    I wanted to see if it's possible to activate a Parks on the Air park using just a wire connected directly to my radio. The Elecraft KX3's tuner is famous for being able to tame even the worst antennas - how it would fair with my long wire? What bands will it work on? Can I leave the 9:1 unun at home?

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  2. NK8I

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    I can't watch due to data issues but I bet it did. I want to try a wire and a counterpoise with the bnc/2-wire connector that came with my KX3. Normally use an emcommII end fed.

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  3. WD4ELG

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  4. N3PM

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    I'll say it did work. My 40/20 KX1 worked OK with the recommended 28 feet and 16 for a c'poise.
    Mike N3PM
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