On Sunday, Sunday SUNDAY, I will get my two 40M antennas ready for a 40M antenna shootout.
Only one set of “antlers” can win. Here is the criteria:
My DV-40-P gave up the ghost so I have to fix it first. I’m pretty sure I know what it is and that it will be an easy fix. It’s either a chewed wire or a feedpoint connection.
Worst case, my Mod Bob fried the remote phasing box of the DV-40-P, but I doubt it. The DV-40-P box is a toroid, a hand full of capacitors and a couple relays. All rated at high voltage.
I have done some preliminary comparisons, and believe the two antennas are (at best) equal on the SP to Bouvet, with the Mod Bob having and almost undetectable 1 dB advantage.
I’m hoping that the Mod Bob obviates the need for the DV-40-P, but I will stick to the “scientific method” and be honest about the outcome.