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Re: TH-F6 and UHF SSB

A little trick I learned for those radios which use BNC antenna 
connectors...if you take a piece of old cable tv RG6 and cut it 19 or so 
inches from the top of its' BNC male connector...then strip the outside and 
leave the stiff copper covered steel inner conductor attached to the 
connector....it makes an excellent 1/4 wave whip that will give a lot of 
flexibility...if you put a "pretty" loop at the end you won't even poke your 
eye out.....just mail the money for this idea to my callbook address..hihi


In a message dated 02/25/2002 5:03:39 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
lihan161051@earthlink.net writes:

<< A quarter-wave whip for 2 meters works great as a 5/8 wave whip for 
 436.  They actually give pretty good SWR across the upper half of the 
 440 band, for HT's at least, and they will give you a phenomenal 
 increase in receive sensitivity above a factory rubber dummy load .. >>
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