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Home Brew Hair pin & balun

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by GunSlinger338, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. DXman

    DXman Yes Sir, that's 3100 degrees F. 9 yrs of hard work

    Apr 5, 2005
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    I am with Doc also, "why" do it? If you are planning on doing it because you will be using it on a band other than 11 meters - then I guess it would be ok.
    But for 11 meters, I don't see any benefit in doing it.

    Gosh - of all the people that I have talked to in 39 yrs that used beams, I would say that probably 97% of them used a stock beam with a Gamma and they worked more country's and islands then I will ever work.

    Just about everyone out there runs lots of power anyway (except me) so what advantage would one have by going to "hairpin"? :confused:

  2. HomerBB

    HomerBB Sr. Member

    Jan 4, 2009
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    just 'cause ;)
  3. Marconi

    Marconi Usually if I can hear em' I can talk to em'.

    Oct 23, 2005
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    Hey Straight razor, what do you mean the IMP is off?

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