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[TenTec] Omni V & Autek WM-1 observation

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Subject: [TenTec] Omni V & Autek WM-1 observation
From: wdcook@ibm.net (Bill Cook)
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 18:16:11 -0500

Michael Melland wrote:

> is from a 3' buss behind my desk connected to a 2" copper flashing
> through the wall (abt 1.5' in the shack) to a ground rod outside.

Your ground is not a good RF ground.  Ok for lightning maybe but not for RF.

The earth is a dielectric not a conductor.  To make a good RF ground is a
royal pain in the you know where.  Why don't you try the TT artificial
ground kit.  It's probably better than the MFJ unit.

73 Bill Cook   N4WC

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