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  1. barefootindian liked ExitThirteen's post in the thread Looking for amplifier options for SSB (10-12)m.

    Nothing wrong with running a DX1600, if you're planning on just loafing it at 500W or so. Running it there will keep it in the class AB...

    Jun 14, 2021 at 1:14 AM
  2. barefootindian liked wavrider's post in the thread Antenna height questions.

    Beetle , The favorite antenna was the "unicorn" antenna , mounted on the 11th deck with a 30 degree tilt forward over looking elevator...

    Jun 14, 2021 at 12:32 AM
  3. barefootindian liked sp5it's post in the thread Antenna height questions.

    Not much difference, but higher-better. [ATTACH] Mike

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  4. barefootindian liked SIX-SHOOTER's post in the thread Best low cost intro beam.

    Whatever works for you.I'd go with what I said above.73 SIX-SHOOTER

    Jun 14, 2021 at 12:16 AM
  5. barefootindian liked Robb's post in the thread Best low cost intro beam.

    Very true. So, another solution is to run two antennas. One horizontal beam for skip and a vertical antenna for local ops. An...

    Jun 14, 2021 at 12:16 AM
  6. barefootindian liked Shadetree Mechanic's post in the thread Best low cost intro beam.

    I have a Sirio 27-4 that I have not put up yet. I plan to initially install it horizontal, but I will also try vertical just to see.

    Jun 14, 2021 at 12:10 AM
  7. barefootindian liked undertaker's post in the thread Best low cost intro beam.

    Well I have been in radio since the seventies. Trust me I know the difference in antennas. And rotors.....

    Jun 14, 2021 at 12:08 AM
  8. barefootindian liked lonestarbandit's post in the thread Best low cost intro beam.

    Well the Hopperbuilt box arrived. Driving with just the 2950CD. Now I must seriously consider this beam situation lol

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  9. barefootindian liked Shadetree Mechanic's post in the thread Best low cost intro beam.

    Man made noise is vertically polarized, so mounting horizontal takes advantage of this as well as having a better take off angle than...

    Jun 14, 2021 at 12:06 AM
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