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President Himalaya WB

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by bob85, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. bob85

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    Another gainmaster snapped up the road from me last week, my buddy replaced it with the Himalaya WB,
    it has crazy wide low vswr bandwidth & seems to work ok, anything that wide smells lossy to me but maybe not,

    i guess we will find out what's inside eventually.


     

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    Appears to be an A99 copy...?
     
  3. bob85

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    There is a version with tuning rings like a99/imax but the new WB version has none & has a much wider bandwidth with low vswr than an a99.
     
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    Hmmm, transformer coupled?
     
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    From what my buddy says about low vswr i can't think of a setup that gives a bandwidth that wide, makes a gainmaster look narrow
     
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    Smoke and mirrors?
     
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    i know top coupling the element with a capacitor like the gainmaster or x-pole use can broaden the low vswr curve, there could be other tricks i don't know about,

    maybe if they are not so wind resistant i will get a look inside.
     
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    Nice dummy load :LOL:
     
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    LMAO
     

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