At 10:53 AM 3/28/98 -0700, you wrote:
>This agrees well with some EWE antenna modeling I have been
>doing. The EWE, unlike the beverage, does _NOT_ like to be
>operated over poor ground. The EWE works best over perfect
>ground. The interesting thing is that the size of the region
>around the EWE that must be highly conductive is small enough
>that one could rationally consider putting ground screens under
>EWEs. If the EWE is not physically large, you can get away with
>only a 60 to 80 foot radius of ground screen (even down at
>topband). At that radius, only 50 or so radials are necessary to
>get extremely good performance up through 40 meters.
>73, Eric N7CL
Where do the radials go?
1 set under each vertical
1 set centered under the array?
1 set on the terminated end or fed end?
The EWE here is already over good ground (30ms/m) but I need
all the help I can get on my 60' X 120' lot!
Many thanks, Eric, for your research into the EWE.
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