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Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by ron103067, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. ron103067

    ron103067 Active Member

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    Well as you all know I've been expermenting with making dipoles Today I made a dipole out of pvc and wire and it looks promising as far as laying on the floor my swr on channel 1 was 1.4 channel 23, 1.2 and on channel 12 it was 1.3. I knew it wouldn't be much better cause I tuned it for channel 20. Now if once I let the silicon and glue dry thoughrly I will try to get it out tomorrow and see how it works.


     
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  2. Robb

    Robb Yup

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    Sounds like success!
    You did it!
    Congratulations!
     
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  3. this isnt pvc but i thought you might be interested . pretty simple and everything can be had at the local builders supply store .
    N2AQS VERTICAL DIPOLES
    a few good pics too , but im too cheap to pay to be a member with pic posting priviliges here . :(
     
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  4. ron103067

    ron103067 Active Member

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    I tried conduit and wire so far this works the best I took it outside and checked swr and it is even better outside. I can't wait for everything to dry so I can put it where I want and try to make a contact or two
     
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  5. Lazybones1222

    Lazybones1222 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    interesting link booty
     
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