[amsat-bb] Re: Question about building the "Cheap" Antenna by WA5VJB

Tom Busch tom at bloomington.com
Fri May 1 18:19:30 PDT 2009

I made the element (the long part) in the same plane as the other 
elements.  I figure the short part is the matching section.


Rich Dailey (gmail) wrote:
> At 08:52 PM 4/28/2009, you wrote:
>> I am working on some a couple of the "Cheap" antennas by WA5VJB, that have been talked about on here.
>> I am building these for Field Day and th use for some moble work on AO-51 & AO-27 after that.
>> My question is this, Is the "J" /DE element centered in line with the others or is just the long side in line?
> Hi Marv - See the link below.  The element is centered at the point midway between
> the free end and the most outward part of the bend where the matching length heads back
> toward the feedpoint.
> That's about as complicated as I can put it - hi...
> Rich, N8UX 
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