FIG.1 shows a 6 elements VHF Yagi "homebrew" antenna
with YAGIMAX 3 and made by SV1XY and me with excellent results
on local and satellites contacts.(UO-14, AO-27 etc.)
|Comparison Antenna Tests by SV1XY:
a)The 6 El Yagi antenna was placed into a 6 m. mast with Vertical polarity.
b)The 2nd antenna was a Vertical 3x5/8 (commercial), mounted also into a 6m. mast (+ 5m length of Vertical-antenna). TX-Rx = IC-706
1. R0 repeater, 130 Km South: receiving 5 S with 3x5/8 Vertical, 9 +20 with 6 El. Yagi.
2. QSO with SV1DFX, 220 Km West: FM, 50 W, 1 S unit. (No sig on 5/8)
3. QSO with SV3AUZ, distance 140 Km South: SSB, 500mW output, 1 S unit.(No sig on 5/8)
4. QSO with SV9CVY, 320 Km South (Crete Isl.): SSB, 25 W, 3 S units.(No sig on 5/8)
5. QSO with SV4/SV1DAY/M, 170 Km North: FM, 50 W, 1-5 S units. (No sig on 5/8)