[amsat-bb] Re: Antenna Question

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Sat Jul 4 11:54:28 PDT 2009

The product review is in the August 2004 QST. If you have access to the reviews page you can find it under the "Q" listings by manufacturer.
Jim  KQ6EA

--- On Sat, 7/4/09, George Henry <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:

From: George Henry <ka3hsw at att.net>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Antenna Question
To: "amsat bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Date: Saturday, July 4, 2009, 8:51 AM

Sounds like the "QHTennas", made by N4QH.  Reviewed in QST in 2005, then he 
stopped producing them just a few months later.
Near as I could figure out, they are a conventional turnstile design, but 
with the 2 dipoles separated by the length of the phasing line, and no 

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joel Black" <jbblack at charter.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 04, 2009 9:50 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Antenna Question

Happy Independence Day.

Does anyone recognize the following antennas?  I purchased them years
ago and they were part of a system I never installed.  Over the years,
one of the elements has been damaged and, even though I can fix it
myself, I'd like to know who made these.

Doggonit, I cannot upload to my webpage (something else yet to figure
out).  Suffice it to say, my description may not do the antennas
justice.  There are two of them, a 2m and 70cm made out of sched 40
PVC.  They appear to be a "turnstile" type antenna with two aluminum
elements at the top and two at the  bottom 90° out of phase from each
other (top and bottom).  In other words, if looking at a compass, the
top two elements would be at N and S, the bottom two at E and W.  This
is the same on both antennas as they are a matching set.

These antennas were in an old QST, but I have since gotten rid of all
those magazines and cannot find the article online.  Any ideas or

Joel, W4JBB

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