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[TenTec] Aux Antenna

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From: owen@piper.eeel.nist.gov (James C. Owen, III)
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 1998 16:23:24 -0500 (EST)

> The idea of a 100K resistor from the xmitter output to ground is
> intriguing,  Does this REALLY cause essentially no problem but continually
> drain off static buildup???? (sounds like a laundry commercial --- that
> static cling!)   I have a longwire and USUALLY ground it when not in use,
> but as seniliy approaches I often forget.  Any one else doing this??  Any
> comments from the group?
Yes I'm doing this. In fact it cured a problem with static that kept blowing
the diodes in the power meter of a 580 DELTA. I connected 100K 1/2 w
resistors from each position to ground of a B&W coax

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