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which antenna ??? help needed please ???

Post by WARLOCK » 05 May 2018, 11:14

I have a spiderpole 12mt telescopic fibreglass pole what sort of antenna would you mount on it for 27.555 , I have no garden to speak of and i am surrounded by many very tall buildings anyone got any thoughts please ???
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Post by ch25 » 05 May 2018, 11:39

Too long for 1/4 GP, you could build 5/8, but you need a coil and at least 3 radials. To do that you need to do some machining work and have antenna analyser. SWR meter it's not enough.
Not worth the effort IMO.
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Post by Mudslinger » 05 May 2018, 11:50

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Post by The Collector » 05 May 2018, 11:55

Are you planning to turn the pole INTO an aerial, or want to mount an aerial on top of it, sorry?

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Post by mrpsychopath » 05 May 2018, 13:29

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Post by Unit 148 Mobile » 09 May 2018, 04:30

Warlock stated he wants an antenna to mount on his pole.

Do you have some upper support for the pole as with anything of use on top it will be rather top heavy?

555, locals or skip?

I'd suggest a full-size 5/8ths ground-plane for local work and or something like a 3 or 4 element Sirio Yagi for skip. I only suggest the Sirio as it's fairly lightweight not because it outshines bigger and better directional antennas.

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