[amsat-bb] Re: Cross Boom
nss at mwt.net
Wed Apr 22 07:06:20 PDT 2009
It all depends on how the elements are mounted.
If at 45 to 90 degrees from the crossarm, no propblem and use anything,
But if in the same plane then need insulated crossboom,
But then if you go insulated then do not run the feedline along it
either or you just defeated the purpose of the insulated boom.
Billy Simpkins wrote:
>Is a fiber glass or some other non-conductive material necessary for a cross boom? What or the advantages and disadvantages versus a metal one?
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