The airport-friendly 3.5 inch "Frequent Flyer" FSL antenna was specifically 
designed for easy, hassle-free airline travel to exotic places around the 
world. Despite the fact that it fits easily within hand-carry luggage, it can 
provide inductive gain boosts comparable to those of a 4 foot air core box loop 
(once the DXer becomes skillful in its operation). 

This morning one of these "Baby FSL" models demonstrated exactly what it can do 
to enhance transoceanic signals at the Rockwork 4 ocean cliff near Manzanita, 
Oregon. During typical propagation it provided tuned gain boosts to a stock 
C.Crane Skywave model, resulting in these enhanced transoceanic signals from 
New Zealand and Australia. The full "Heathkit-like" construction article for 
this model (23 pages, describing design, construction and operation) is posted 
at http://www.mediafire.com/file/pnfm8909c77zjoy/3.5inch-FF-FSL.doc 

531 PI Auckland, NZ, 5 kW Samoan talk at 1227 
https://app.box.com/s/ngt43po9muyp0y493necbwekjsdf1vct 

603 Radio Waatea Auckland, NZ, 5 kW Maori language chants at 1312 
https://app.box.com/s/efw3khfw8y09vmfv1qbvy8wh9tpmqgij 

765 Radio Kahungunu Napier-Hastings, NZ, 2.5 kW Maori music at 1255 
https://app.box.com/s/zfh4rbwi0p7mld5c5mgc6efueyyp5k11 

774 3LO Melbourne, Australia, 50 kW ABC female talk at 1332 
https://app.box.com/s/60dye0v5k46o9zr066px103mmh4fes8b 

3.5 inch "Frequent Flyer" FSL photo at Rockwork 4 this morning is posted at 
https://app.box.com/s/3nu279oodi3ko757xj0h608l465zcv97 

73, Gary DeBock (DXing at the Rockwork 4 ocean cliff near Manzanita, OR, USA) 


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