[amsat-bb] Re: Elk vs Arrow

Doug Faunt N6TQS +1-510-655-8604 faunt at panix.com
Sun Apr 26 18:36:32 PDT 2009

But has anyone come up with a mechanical design for these that's as
easy to assemble, diassemble and pack as the Arrow and the Elk?

If you're not going to take advantage of those features of the two
ready-made antennas, then the cheap antennas seem to very good.

73, doug

   From: James Duffey <JamesDuffey at comcast.net>
   Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 15:19:43 -0600

   Jerry - Before you buy, try to build:

   < http://www.wa5vjb.com/references/Cheap%20Antennas-LEOs.pdf >

   These are easy to build from easily available parts. GIve it a try.  
   They work great. - Duffey
   On Apr 26, 2009, at 1:44 PM, Jerry Felts wrote:

   > I never really had the extra money but now I do. This would mainly  
   > be used
   > for the FM birds. Which do you like the best? The Elk or the Arrow  
   > antenna?
   > Going to order one in the next couple of days.
   > -- 
   > Jerry - NR5A - South Dakota
   > www.freewebs.com/nr5a

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