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HF BEAM COMPARISON BY K1YP - MANUFACTURERS DATA (11-25-99)
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NAME FREQS SWR GAIN F-B MAX BOOM TURN. # OF LONGEST WEIGHT WIND WIND WIND MAST PRICE EXTRA
dBd/dBi PWR LNGTH RAD. ELEM. ELEMENT SPEED AREA LOAD TORQUE SHIPPING COSTS
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FORCE 12

C-3 20m-All 1.6 4.6/12.54 15 5KW 18' 19.8' 7 ?? 32lbs 90mph 5.6sq' ?? 280in/lb $539.95 Balun
$?? $39.95
17m-All 2.8 2.5/9.74 7
15m-All 2.1 4.8/12.74 18
12m-All 3.2 2.1/9.54 4
10m-All 2.1 4.4/12.34 18

C-3s 20m-All 1.6 4.5/12.44 14 5KW 12' 18.9' 6 ?? 26lbs 90mph 4.9sq' ?? 200in/lb $469.95 Balun
$?? $39.95
17m-All 2.8 2.5/9.74 6
15m-All 2.1 4.7/12.64 17
12m-All 4.1 1.8/9.24 3
10m-All 2.1 4.4/12.34 16


KMA

1330 13-30mHz 1.8 ??/8 15-25 ?KW 18' 21' 8 38' 39lbs ??mph 8sq' $550. NONE
$5/$10

TENNADYNE

T-6 13-30mHz 2.1 5.1/?? 15-25 1.5KW 12' 20' 6 38' 27lbs ??mph 6.2sq' 100 ???in/lb $395. Balun
Included $42.

T-8 13-32mHz 1.8 5.8/?? 15-25 1.5KW 18' 20.9' 8 38' 38lbs ??mph 8sq' 128 ???in/lb $565. Balun
Included $42.

T-10 13-33mHz 1.7 6.1/?? 15-25 1.5KW 24' 22' 10 38' 49lbs ??mph 10.1sq' 162 ???in/lb $695. Balun
Included $42.

DATA GATHERED FROM THE MANUFACTURER'S WEB PAGES:
http://www.qth.com/force12/ , http://www.qsl.net/w4kma/ , http://www.tennadyne.com/