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135 foot doublet with legs at right angles...

Singularity35

DU7DVE
Jan 16, 2014
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Small City, Philippines
What kind of performance should I expect if I put up my 135 foot doublet with the apex at around 50 feet above ground in a kind of inverted V config and with the legs are around 90 degrees to each other instead of straight? Should I just forget it or would it be worth my while?

Thanks in advance.
 

BJ radionut

Supporting Member and 6m addict
May 9, 2008
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Don't fret over those stand off for the feedline...simple PVC pipe..like 3/4 ID works fine.
You need be only a foot or so away from the mast...and the line can be attached via pvc "ty-raps"...just to hold in place so the wind does not allow the line to come in contact with the mast...that's the only issue...you want the feedline to move a little...not so taught that it can break...ladder line and twinlead is very forgiving...I think once you use it you'll find just how easy it is to work with...
Enjoy
All the Best
Gary
 

Singularity35

DU7DVE
Jan 16, 2014
425
90
138
Small City, Philippines
Don't fret over those stand off for the feedline...simple PVC pipe..like 3/4 ID works fine.
You need be only a foot or so away from the mast...and the line can be attached via pvc "ty-raps"...just to hold in place so the wind does not allow the line to come in contact with the mast...that's the only issue...you want the feedline to move a little...not so taught that it can break...ladder line and twinlead is very forgiving...I think once you use it you'll find just how easy it is to work with...
Enjoy
All the Best
Gary

Thanks! Now to get in touch with the guy who'll do the climbing :D
 

wavrider

W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member
Jun 2, 2009
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" This is a four wavelength-per-leg 40-meter V-beam antenna:" Yes that would work great. Especially over a perfect earth.

I have been to the phillipines several times.

http://www.navy-transmitter-facility-capas.com/

I seen this HUGE array in Capas, tarlac.

On an island surrounded by salt water, with rich black dirt for soil, there is so much foliage and plant growth in the Phillipines the earth is exceptionally good for antenna purposes.
 

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