[amsat-bb] Re: A little antenna advice needed

Philip Jenkins philipjjenkins at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 19:14:56 PDT 2012

Here's a  website which I was referred to when I had questions about
stacking identical yagis horizontally and vertically, and vertically
stacking antennas for separate bands. It's a start....hope you can some
useful info from it.


Philip N4HF

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 6:54 PM, James Luhn <luhn at wt.net> wrote:

> I need some antenna advice.  I ended up with two Elk and two Arrow beams.
>  I thought about using two of the Elk antennas on a boom stacked
> horizontally.  Would this be worth the effort?  I am a little unsure about
> how far apart they would need to be to perhaps have some added gain.  Seems
> like I remember seeing a photo of someone with a couple of the Elks mounted
> horizontally.  I have a Cushcraft or a M2 coax divider that could be used.
>  Am I just farting in the breeze or would it be worth the time to put the
> antennas together?  BTW, I always put my antenna on a tripod while working
> the satellites.  I am not a very good "one armed paper hanger".
> Thanks & 73s
> -james
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