Originally Posted by jagco
I have a 7 element 2m beam in my garage that I have taken to plenty (dont remember how many) hamfests and couldn't get $25 for it, so I still have it. Haven't used it in years. I got it cheap at a hamfest when I was about 23 or so.
So I would do this: Find a nice young ham who is into Skywarn, ARES and all that, really excited about the hobby and is learning and growing.
And give it to him. The satisfaction you will get is worth more than the antenna.