Beam up

Since I didn’t want the beam lying in the grass the whole winter I did temporarely mount it on a 4m pole. I have it in a fixed position to the USA now. It’s far to low to give good performance but still it equals the vertical already in that direction. Merry Christmas everyone…

Bas, PE4BAS, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Groningen, Netherlands. Contact him at [email protected].

One Response to “Beam up”

  • John KD8LDN:

    Funny thing, doing the same here in Michigan. The beam has been re-assembled and on sitting on saw horses. Had to make some brackets to mount the rotor,will get another coat of paint before hitting the sack tonight. Unseasonably nice weather, should be a green Christmas hopefully get the rotor mounted in the morning. If all goes well, finish the home brew tilt plate then get the beam in the air for the first time at my QTH. I’m anxious to get it on the air.
    Merry Christmas,
    John KD8LDN

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