DL7AOS' 6 Meter SummerTime Moxon

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Just in-time for the upcoming Es-season I finished the 6m version of the Moxon beam today, using basically the same construction technique used for my 20m Moxon antenna. Again the boom is made of 25mm x 25mm aluminum material. Four fiberglass spreaders are clamped to aluminum angle stock of 50cm length with worm clamps. This gives a very rigid structure.

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At the feed point there is a simple coax balun. To keep the correct distance between the driven element and the reflector I used a short piece of thin fiberglass as insulator, made of the thin part of the fishing pole which I still had in my junk box. The wire elements are fixed with shrink tubing to the insulator.

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Only took me this afternoon to put everything together, the SWR is very good, now I'm waiting for some conditions on this band... :-)

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With regards and 73,    Stefan, DL7AOS

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