My new mobile aerial

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  1. Pugboxter

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    My aerial mounting solution

    It's really a CB aerial but should work well on the 10-metre band. I'm going to have to be careful with my route planning now at around 35 feet tall overall :Laughing:
    The mounting system I have set-up could be used for all kinds of aerial and even a pole for a flag I guess.
    I may need to glue another lunch-box up there to cope with my aerial demands if I stick satellite TV and a wifi beam up there too.

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    Prefer a 3 ele Yagi with 2kw on the back end:Rofl1::Rofl1:....Dave(ea5bi)
     
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    Hey now there's an idea, I can stick the 5/8th wave above the Yagi :BigGrin:
     
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    Heck its just out of shot right at the very top :Laughing:
     
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    Being old school, why not go for a set of boxed 4 stretched 16 ele' 2SCX 2mtr yagi's ?
    400w up their bottoms with a nice 28db Mast head should give you 5 9 from most of the beacons in western Eu .. now THAT is proper DX'ing !! de G4VEL


    Oh, nearly forgot !!!

    Bloody good install!!!!! Love it !
     
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    OOOOOOOOH!!!!!! hark at that:Rofl1:...no pirates on this forum:Rofl1:
     
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    Thanks :Smile: A friend of mine is into 2 metre contesting, now if I had a set-up like that he'd be my very best fiend when the Tuesday night contests come round not to mention the weekend events :RollEyes:

    I'm an FM 2-metre band man myself, a beam is certainly on the cards soon, but no linear just yet being a lowly 2E0 at the moment
     
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    With you on that Dave..
    I picked up an Icom 747 a few months ago ( always disliked Icom stuff after having to repair it for a whiile ! ) .. So far, apart from playing with it a bit on the top end of 80 I have not really used it

    One serious thing to consider and one that has stopped me fitting any big stuff in either my car or the van ( though the van not so much ) is the worry that stray RF might get in to a sensitive bit of kit ( like the ECU for instance ! )
     
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