[amsat-bb] Re: Yagi balance point
Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF
nigel at ngunn.net
Tue Nov 10 10:57:17 PST 2009
How about putting them inside the boom?
Joe Fitzgerald wrote:
> As a practical matter, I'd use the fishing weights tucked in as close to
> the boom as possible to keep the additional wind load down. In fact if
> the boom is hollow, you could stick the weights inside and not increase
> the wind load at all. As long as the metallic counterbalance is not
> actually touching any elements you will be fine.
> -Joe KM1P
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