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thanks for the clarification of Y vs V.
if you isolate the driven elements similar to the old PDL2 type of antennas.
you can direct feed them and...
Nice blog thanks for sharing.
Y quad is basically two delta loops if I am not mistaken.
2:1 balun or use 1/4 wl 75 ohm coax to make a matching transformer.
ground rods are good and you may also try burying some wire in a circle around your tower, more contact to the earth may help.
mfj line isolator or wind an rf choke 5 1/4 turns of coax 4" inside diameter and place at the feed point. should stop the CMC coming down the coax...
Mike you get all the good rare DX in the south Pacific.
I did make Cook islands and Papa New Guinea,
But that was on 20 meters. with a three...
World wide World wide BUTTFUZZ,,love the wires my friend(y)(y)
AS BJ posted many alternatives.
I have an imax 2K.
I do not think I have used it in over a year.
They do work 10 thru 15 meters no tuner...
did the same thing using 1/2 EMT conduit and YES tuned in at 98 inches, ( glad to see I was not incorrect as I started of at 102")
I used rg6 quad...
I operated MARS from USS Dwight D Eisenhower aircraft carrier.
I made friends with the radiomen in the comm center.
I had 5 acres of...
good reading here.
Note difference between polarizations vs height also.
In the 80's I had Gordon Wests set of cassette tapes to listen to on the way to and from work.
Cecil Field Florida, lived one hour south, so...
My thoughts exactly, just another way to track, monitor the masses
maybe just an adjustment,,never have...
two radios, two meters,
one meter works fine PDC7????
Sounds like it maybe some CMC on line doubtful though at low level of wattage.
Looks like in...
try a different radio see what it does
VR pot dirty or corroded, had that happen on a 2510 ended up changing the VR and stabilized the voltage.
Dead key kept drifting upwards was the...