[amsat-bb] Help with arrow antenna

Koos van den Hout koos at kzdoos.xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 17 08:27:12 UTC 2017

Quoting vk4tec at tech-software.net who wrote on Fri 2017-11-17 at 15:08:

> Can someone tell me what is inside the boom of the Arrow antenna ?

Air. In a split boom there is obviously a piece of metal pipe in the split.

> I am having troubles getting the longest 2m element through the boom 
> I don't want to force it

My arrow is at home but the only reason I can imagine for this to happen is
when the duplexer has moved into the boom more than needed. Take it out
carefully and check for other objects inside the boom.

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