[time-nuts] Antenna for 8163

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Sun Sep 11 22:16:33 EDT 2005

Hi Joe:

The Dymec DA100 active whip works well as does the (modified)  AMRAD 
active whip, see: http://www.pacificsites.com/~brooke/LF-Ant.shtml
Do you have any nearby RTTY stations near 60 kHz?  If so the loop may 
have the advantage of being able to null it out.

Welcome and Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke, N6GCE
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Joe Lippencott wrote:

> Hi,
> New member to the group. Thank you for letting me participate.
> I have a question.
> Just received a Spectracom 8163, but can't find an 8206 antenna 
> anywhere, reasonably priced.
> Has anyone on the East coast (I am in NJ) had any results with the 
> shielded loop antenna shown on the febo website with an 8163 ?
> I wonder if I should go thru the trouble to build the antenna, or just 
> wait until I can find another that will work.
> Also, any alternate suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks much
> Joe Lippencott
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