In November 2007, the EU-SA and the NA-AF beverages were converted
to staggered phased beverages.  The Middle east  Carribean beverage was
added in Jan 2008.

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18 Beverage poles, ready to go, for 180 Meter long beverage

Each Beverage support consists of a PVC pipes and a 1.2 meter long x 12mm fiberglass rods.

CN2R beverage layout showing the 2 NA/AF and EU/SA beverages

North/South 180 Meters long Bidirectional beverage

North American / African phased staggered beverage layout. The Cross fire feed system is used

NA/AF 220 meter staggered beverage.View from the 45 meter tower

NA / AF beverage has 5 meters spacing and 20 meter staggering. See Phasing Design section for more details.

Middle East / Carribean 180 meter long bidirectional beverage

Europe / South American phased staggered beverage layout. The Cross fire feed system is used

EU / SA 180 meter staggered beverage.View from the 45 meter tower

EU / SA beverage has 5 meters spacing and 20 meter staggering. See Phasing Design section for more details.

View of the EU-SA, ME-CA, and N / S beverages from the 45 meter South tower

EU / SA beverage right feedpoint. Left feedpoint not shown

EU / SA beverage right feedpoint. Each beverage is fed with 2 RG6 quad shielded coaxes. 2 Coaxes are used to allow simltaneous EU and SA reception for SO2R

EU / SA beverage left feedpoint. Right feedpoint not shown

Home Brew Beverage termination box with 2 meter ground rod

Staggered beverage feedline 'Magic-T' splitter. Each phased beverage has two of these boxes

Magic-T splitter attached to left and right staggered beverage. The feedline from the shack is attached on the bottom.

Each of the 6 beverage parallel linesare wound back onto the reel at the end of each contest.

The beverage pvc pipes are washed before being bundled and stored. Each beverage wire uses 18 to 22 poles and 100 to 200 meters of RG6 quad coax.

The beverage pvc pipes are washed before being bundled and stored. Each beverage wire uses 18 to 22 poles and 100 to 200 meters of RG6 quad coax.

 

 

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