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Offline Laidbackdx

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Good 11 meters portable antenna
« on: July 14, 2019, 1930 UTC »
Anybody know of à good portable antenna tu use for à feild day
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Re: Good 11 meters portable antenna
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2019, 2111 UTC »
Any I guess as they're so small!

I'd put up a beam for a field day.

2 element quad is fairly simple to make.

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Re: Good 11 meters portable antenna
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2019, 1600 UTC »
Can't go wrong with an Antron-99 unless your looking for something directional
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Re: Good 11 meters portable antenna
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2019, 0621 UTC »
Well, just today, I worked a dude on 10M from TN whom had a double 10M Hamsticks in the dipole-like pattern. Not a great signal my way, but he gave me at the most an S5 with his 100W, while my original late 80's RCI-2950 was only pushing out 18W back to him. I'm using a rebuilt 10M Ringo AR-10. I believe that he heard me better than I heard him, but still a nice contact. I'm sure those 10M Hamsticks could be MAX'ed out for 11M. I still have a 6M Hamstick to a 5" MAG mount. 10W on 6M SSB had me working "7" land back in the mid-1990's.
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a burial that will satisfy everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.

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Re: Good 11 meters portable antenna
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2019, 1654 UTC »
A wire a few wavelengths long would be very directional and easy to tote around.
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