Section Index Owatonna Steele County Amateur Radio 04-Jun-2017

40 meter Vertical for 2017 Field Day

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The Initial Assembly on 11-May-2017 at Dale's QTH

34 feet Assembled
on the Ground
78 inches
Collapsed Height
First trial with RF at Crane Creek Park on 31-May-2017 a success!!!
300KHz bandwidth at 1.3:1 SWR
Watch the lift from horizontal to vertical in 15 seconds.

34 feet with little
swaying in light winds
Note connection method
for the 16 radials
Rope tension adjustment
with "Figure 9" Tightener

Rolling out the
16 radials
WBØPKG 1st contact
with Virginia
NØMDC also brought
out his FD station

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