DG7YBN / 50 MHz / GTV 50-6m
  Last Update June 04th 2024


Performance Data and Geometry
Pattern and VSWR
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GTV 50-6m Yagi   with bent Driven Element

This is medium length 6m band Yagi with high F/B and good G/T. The bent DE (K6STI style) transforms from low impedance to 50 ohms
at feed point for direct feed.
Date of issuing this design : 04th of Apr. 2024

GTV 50-6m at BG9MM

GTV 50-6m built by BG5TOX, Xu Da et al.

Performance Data

                   Elem. 16 mm
Gain vs. isotr. Rad.  11.9 dBi
Gain vs. Dipole        9.7 dBD
-3 dB E-plane         46.5 deg.
-3 dB H-plane         57.0 deg.
F/B                  -30.6 dB
F/R                  -23.0 dB
Impedance               50 ohms
VSWR Band Width     1.51:1 *
Mechan. Length        6782 mm plus offsets
Electr. Length        1.13 λ

Stacking Dist. h-pol.
top-to-bottom         x.xx m = xx.x ft
side-by-side          x.xx m = xx.x ft

*) as in VE7BQH G/T table = at 50.50 MHz

Table 1: GTV50-6m, elements 1/2 inch, dipole 5/8 inch on a 1-1/4 inch square boom:

"Ready to saw and drill" data for elements on boom with BC acc. DG7YBN for Stauff Clamps:

Boom shape: square
Boom: 1-1/4 x 1-1/4 inch
Offset rear: 40 mm
Offset front: 40 mm

Stauff Clamps 2-15-PP

plus screws M6 x 75

Note: This includes a "Segmentation Density Correction" (SBC) of 2.14 mm

Sketch of bent dipoles geometry:

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Pattern and VSWR Plots

Elevation and Azimuth plot at 50.1 MHz


RL and SWR plot - simulated


none so far


Stacking Info may follow

73, Hartmut, DG7YBN

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