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Contesting Online Forums : TopBand : Hy-Gain HyTower on Topband Forums Help

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Hy-Gain HyTower on Topband Reply
by kc0cwu on February 19, 2001 Mail this to a friend!
I am looking for some dx performance on topband,Is this a good choice? I am on a small lot and looking for a big signal from a " small" ant.Thanks in advance.
RE: Hy-Gain HyTower on Topband Reply
by kr6x on July 9, 2001 Mail this to a friend!
I believe that this is a 50 foot base loaded vertical. It should do great on 160- you will be amazed what you can work. With 10 radials in the yard I guess your GND R will be 15-20 ohms. The radiation R of the ant will be 5 ohms. So, the efficiency will be 20-25%. WX7G

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