[amsat-bb] Re: [VHF] Horizontal stacking distance question

Carl km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Thu Dec 16 13:24:42 PST 2010

This might give some insight John


It would be better if the other antenna was anything but 432.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Geiger" <aa5jg at fidmail.com>
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Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 3:21 PM
Subject: [VHF] Horizontal stacking distance question

>I know that when stacking antennas for different bands on the same mast, 
> general rule of thumb is to space them at least 1/2 of the boom length for
> the higher frequency antenna.  Does this rule also hold true for stacking 
> 2
> antennas on a horizontal crossboom?  If I want to put a 2m and 70cm yagi 
> on
> the same crossboom, how far apart should they be spaced?
> 73s John AA5JG
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