Weather problems were great and also the 6m Delta Loop with the 2:1 Balun was set up in its screening place. The antenna is about 25 ′ up and also fed with LMR-400 cable television.
In the initial blog post, I did not speak about the modifications in the assistance pipeline. After reducing the 1/2 ″ PVC pipeline to 6.5 ′, a 1/4 ″ opening was pierced in each end. A tiny brace was published to connect a 6 ″ lengthy PVC pipeline to the center of the assistance pipeline. An overview cord is made use of to assist maintain the 1/2 ″ PVC pipeline from sagging. This likewise offered a link factor for a rope or cable television to lift the antenna.
After a little adjusting, an SWR of 1:1 was attained.Be cautious not to cut off to a lot each time. It is simple to over shoot and also need to include cord back or begin again.
By opportunity, a VHF competition was taking place and also lots of task for screening. The FT-891 has actually not had any type of concerns with theDelta Loop The antenna is being linked straight to the transmitter without receiver. If screening maintains working out, there will certainly be an upgraded blog post with even more specifics on the residence mixture 2:1 balun.