Charlie Tango 11m DX Radio Group Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Welcome to the Charlie Tango DX Group. The home of ALL things Radio - CB, 11m DX, Amateur, PMR446, PLD, Network and Data. We welcome all radio enthusiasts of all knowledge levels. Join today and claim your own unique World Famous CT Call-sign
HomeEventsCalendarFAQSearchRegisterLog in
XMAS COMPETITION: Win a Brand New Yaesu ft891 with Wideband Modification and to help the winner use it we are including a 30 Amp Power Supply on top. This is our biggest prize yet. All this could be yours for Christmas for just £20. - See Latest News Forum for details.
Latest Buxton 2020 News: Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic we have had to cancel this year's Buxton date. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Useful Radio Sites
Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
CT Bill Board

Views This Year
All Time Views
Classified Adverts

Latest topics
» Call sign request (Issued)
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 9:13 pm by Gavin

» Call Sign Request (Issued)
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 9:07 pm by JaRok2300

» Call Sign
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 8:37 pm by Kevinw

» QJE 10-12amp power supply
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 6:33 pm by Chefsdead

» CT calling frequency?
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 5:45 pm by NUBSTER

» Hf antenna
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 5:13 pm by 26ct954

» Ct running App
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 5:07 pm by 26ct954

» AA ni-cd Battery
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 1:04 pm by morris

» Logbook and QSO confirmations
which antenna  Icon_minitimeToday at 1:01 pm by Victor

Mckinley Calling Mobile power tickets call ALINCO Sirio 9900 yaesu president tango frequency antenna ss9900 lincoln sign list division radio ss6900n callsign midland bazooka alan charlie
QRZ Database


 which antenna

Go down 
New Member
New Member

Call Sign : 26-CT-3891
Posts : 24
Times Thanked : 0
Join date : 2020-11-30
QTH or Location : Doncaster
Equipment Used : CRT SS 6900N
Age : 56

which antenna  Empty
PostSubject: which antenna    which antenna  Icon_minitimeFri Dec 04, 2020 12:38 pm

Moring all just working out my setup which is better which is better Sirio 1/2 wave or 5/8 wave. Exclamation Exclamation Exclamation
Back to top Go down
View user profile
10 + Year member
10 +  Year  member

Call Sign : 26 CT050 26 FB080 26 WT105 26 TE171
Posts : 708
Times Thanked : 41
Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : NORTH LONDON
Equipment Used : ORIGINAL President Lincoln, Midland 8001XT, President Teddy , Silver Eagle microphones , Gainmaster antenna, use a AMP ofcourse I do sometimes
Age : 62

which antenna  Empty
PostSubject: Re: which antenna    which antenna  Icon_minitimeFri Dec 04, 2020 1:35 pm

5/8 wave
And get it up as high as possible and safeley and without upsetting anyone ie : neighbor's and the Mrs lol, joking apart the old saying is with antennas is hight is might and bigger is better

glenn dog, Chefsdead and speedfreak69 like this post

Back to top Go down
View user profile
Northern Crusader
Major contributor
Major contributor

Call Sign : M0GVZ / 26CT1760
Posts : 320
Times Thanked : 23
Join date : 2019-11-13
QTH or Location : IO94SA
Equipment Used : Icom 7300, TS480, President McKinley, Albrecht AE6110, CRT Mike
Age : 50

which antenna  Empty
PostSubject: Re: which antenna    which antenna  Icon_minitimeSat Dec 05, 2020 12:30 pm

Makes no difference in the long run 

Antron A99, Imax 2000, J-Pole, Gainmaster, Predator 10K, Vector 4000, couple of Stardusters all modelled at 36ft and not even 3dB or one S point between best and worst. Even if you threw in a simple 1/4 wave ground plane into that mix there'd be barely 1 S point. Buy whichever random internet stranger's claim of what defies physics and magically outperforms all others by miles or which company's marketbollox you believe the best. If you want a better antenna for DXing you need to get away from vertical monopole antennas and get yourself a beam at which point there are actual worthwhile differences between various options and not just in forward gain.

which antenna  IllAB9q
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content

which antenna  Empty
PostSubject: Re: which antenna    which antenna  Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
which antenna
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Charlie Tango 11m DX Radio Group Forum :: Community Hangout :: General Chat-
Jump to: