[amsat-bb] Re: Yagi Antenna Comparison

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Thu Jul 5 20:40:35 PDT 2007


Here's another vote for Gulf Alpha! I've built several
of these, and they're great! The elements can be
easily removed for storage/transport, and the quality
is excellent. I'm going to get one of his 2M/70cm
"Dual Band" antennas for Field Day next year. It looks
like a larger version of the Arrow, and the extra gain
over my eggbeaters will be welcome on Field Day!

73, Jim  KQ6EA

--- George Henry <ka3hsw at earthlink.net> wrote:

> I have the Gulf Alpha 7x7 70 cm. and 5x5 2M CP
> satellite antennas, and have 
> no trouble at all working any of the current birds
> with them.  (I see that 
> they now have an 8x8 for 70 cm. instead of the
> 7x7...)  In anticipation of 
> the upcoming HEO birds, I would definitely go with
> the 16 element CP that 
> you are considering (or more RF).
> 
> I seriously doubt that you will find a better-built
> antenna out there 
> anywhere.  Peter's machining of these antennas is
> first class!
> 
> George, KA3HSW
> 
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