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Old 12-Aug-2015, 7:17 PM   #11
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Mid-Michigan - Retired on Beta Omicron Delta III
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Originally Posted by Tower Guy View Post
Try moving the VHF antenna up or down a few feet.
Moving DOWN, even by a foot (which is the easiest) lowers the signal and makes it permanently worse. It'll be sometime in the next week before I can mount it higher. I have a few logistics that need to be worked on for that, and changing out the mast pipe for a longer one.

Has anybody tried this Stellar Labs 30-2475 VHF antenna yet? It seems to have specs that should make it a little better than the AntennaCraft Y10-7-13 antenna. Also, it has a built-in 75 ohm balun, instead of the old-school balun you have to add for the AC antenna.
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