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Offline TGinID

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Harris Antenna
« on: October 18, 2014, 03:22:59 PM »
Anyone have any experience with this Falcon Discone Antenna that Steven Harris is so high on?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00443S4MA/ref=as_li_ss_il?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00443S4MA&linkCode=as2&tag=prep1234-20

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Offline armymars

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Re: Harris Antenna
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2014, 04:55:26 PM »
All I know about dis-cones is they are about equal to a 1/4 wave ground plane. They're good up to a 10 octaves. So one cut for 90 Mhz would work up to 900 Mhz. This is about the size of the Harris Antenna. 

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Re: Harris Antenna
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2014, 09:40:25 AM »
Dis-cone antennas are only suitable as a broad band receive antennas though they will work for transmitting , the performance is not so good.
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