Re: 80/160m Antenna
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W6AM, Don Wallace, (sk), bought an old USN communications site out here on the Palos Verdes peninsula back in the 1930’s or so.
100 + acres on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. He had a Rhombic out of telephone poles, switchable every 10 degree’s!!
And!!!...i think he had similar antenna’s on all the HF bands.
Once a year he had an open house and opened the gate to his friends.
I was honored to have been invited 2X.
When he died, his family sold the property for a few brazillion dollars...
How many 0’s are there in a brazillion dollars? I dunno...but the land is now built up with $5,000,000 homes...
Don was a good guy.
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Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 4:36 PM
Subject: Re:  80/160m Antenna
Here are a couple pics of K9DX's former remote site:
From: "Jerry n9avy@... " <070@...>
Guys in Utah sound like Rhombics. 4 telephones poles a wave length (or 1/2 wave) with a bunch of wire wound around them. Probably needs more real estate.