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Old 11-Dec-2020, 5:34 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by eclipsme View Post
If I found an old VHF antenna, could I simply cut of the Low VHF elements and end up with an antenna for High VHF? Could I also shorten the boom?
You could remove the longer VHF-Low elements, but the antenna might not perform as well as an antenna designed for VHF-High because you are altering the original design of the antenna.

A suitable VHF-High antenna might be the Stellar Labs 30-2476.

You could shorten the boom, but you would have to find a new attachment point for the mast at the center of gravity.

What VHF-High channel are you trying to receive, WESH?

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