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Author Topic: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?  (Read 18408 times)

Jonas Parker

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Re: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #30 on: October 15, 2012, 01:17:07 PM »
And here's my GAP Titan DX vertical on a 40' steel pipe - no coils at all... :(

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Re: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #31 on: October 15, 2012, 04:55:45 PM »
I've heard a lot of good about this antenna, and even considered buying it. The problem is that it is everything but discreet... Maybe if I paint it green... Then, if I move, it's not easy to transport (how long is the box?).

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So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #32 on: October 15, 2012, 09:31:08 PM »
How about the Carolina Windom?

My second attempt erecting my antenna to 32' was going pretty well - until the SWR test showed waaayyy too much - so while I was tweaking it (raised/lowered height of coax/antenna head and repositioning the legs of the inverted V for 80m and 15m) I got it down to 1:1.7...and while I was walking back to the antenna mast - I hear this sickening ccccrrrraaaaccckkkk!

Then the visual came into view...as the masthead bounced off the fence...

...so much for those cheap 4' military fiberglass poles...arrrggghhh!
« Last Edit: October 15, 2012, 09:39:04 PM by White Tiger »
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Re: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2012, 10:06:05 PM »
Geez! Glad I didn't buy them! I was going to...
They have aluminum ones...

Gil.

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Re: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #34 on: October 15, 2012, 10:53:57 PM »
And here's my GAP Titan DX vertical on a 40' steel pipe - no coils at all... :(


This antenna has been on the top of my "Wow I Really Want One Of These" list for quite some time. Right now, I'm using a W5GI Mystery Antenna-style multiband dipole with a tuner. How do you like the Titan DX, if you don't mind me asking?

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So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #35 on: October 16, 2012, 03:07:58 AM »
Geez! Glad I didn't buy them! I was going to...
They have aluminum ones...

Gil.

Don't waste your money on the fiberglass poles, Gil. This was my 2nd attempt!

Do yourself a favor, save a few more bucs and buy the aluminum poles!
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Jonas Parker

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Re: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #36 on: October 16, 2012, 12:17:10 PM »
And here's my GAP Titan DX vertical on a 40' steel pipe - no coils at all... :(


This antenna has been on the top of my "Wow I Really Want One Of These" list for quite some time. Right now, I'm using a W5GI Mystery Antenna-style multiband dipole with a tuner. How do you like the Titan DX, if you don't mind me asking?

Love it. I've had it for two years with no problems whatever.

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Re: So, what happens AFTER we get the license?
« Reply #36 on: October 16, 2012, 12:17:10 PM »