Re: 737 with wire ant.

Date:         04 Jan 97 03:55:49 
From:         Reid Fairburn <>
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At 04:36 AM 1/3/97, you wrote:
>I saw a 737-200 in Cancun earlier today with an antennae wire running from
>the middle of the vertical stabiliser to the top of the fuselage.  I don't
>recall seeing this type of installation on other 737s.  I believe that it
>might have been an HF aerial, but I'll yield to the experts on this.  The
>tail # was XA-SWL and the bird belonged to Magitours.

Suspect that HF is correct however it is usually strung from the fuselage to
the wing in the temporary installations.

Reid Fairburn
Creative Kingdom, Inc.