[amsat-bb] Re: Antenna Question

Joel Black jbblack68 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 16:51:39 PDT 2009

That's them.  Thanks, George and, David, I got the dog off the webpage.  ;)

Joel, W4JBB

George Henry wrote:
> 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 
> reflector.
> 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
> suggestions?
> Tnx,
> Joel, W4JBB
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