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Which? Gizmotchy 3 element or Jo Gunn Smoking gunn 2 element?

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio Antennas' started by Jimbo165, May 23, 2020 at 4:53 AM.

  1. Jimbo165

    Jimbo165 Active Member

    Jun 1, 2012
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    I have a Gizmotchy 3 element beam and a Jo Gunn Smoking Gun 2 element beam which one of these is the better beam as far as skip or local talking. I am putting it up on a 40 foot tower? I like how heavy duty built the Jo Gunn is but Gizmotchy is a 3 element. Their specs are pretty close.! Opinions please??


  2. n8fgb

    n8fgb Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2008
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    First, do not believe the specs for either antenna. At most you are looking at 6dBi on the Joe Gunn, and 9dBi on the Gizmotchy.
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  3. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Elmer

    Jun 17, 2009
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    I wouldn't mess with either of those, but understand if that's all you got. If'n I was forced, I'd use the Gizmotchy.

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