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Trying to build a big beam

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by tackhammer629, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. tackhammer629

    tackhammer629 Member

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    I am trying to build a big 11 meter beam i have a bunch of maco parts i want to build a 36 foot 6 i am having troubles using antenna modeling software and cant find info on the best way to build it i want to stay at 27.2050 i need help




    thank you for your time


    matt
     

  2. 2RT307

    2RT307 Sr. Member

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    There are a lot of sites out there to give you the information that you need. I found this one interesting:
    3 to 8 elements yagi

    There are a lot of guys here that love to build home brew antennas, too. And they love to see a project come along with posts and pics!

    73,
    RT307
     
  3. Marconi

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

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    Matt, here is a link to K8CC's website. K8CC Home Page

    He has a 2001 article in "ARRL's Yagi Antenna Classics" where he optimized several beam ideas for a 5 and 6 element yagi beam that you may find interesting. He provides dimensions and I did a couple of his models that look very good using Eznec.

    Here is one that I did using Eznec. I didn't add a boom, but I think the results are probably close.

    View attachment CC-5 yagi 27.205.pdf
     
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