[amsat-bb] Re: Yagi balance point

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Tue Nov 10 11:34:57 PST 2009

What "pain in the butt factor"?
Remove the rear element, fit the ballast, refit the rear element.

If the elements are not removable from the boom and the beam isn't already reasonably balanced then perhaps it was a 
lousy choice of antenna.

David Wing wrote:
> Inside the boom is a great idea but unfortunately I think it would be a bit
> difficult as the rearmost reflector is only 1 inch from the end of the boom
> and it goes right through the boom.  

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