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Re: [TenTec] OT: Indoor Antenna

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT: Indoor Antenna
From: Richards <jruing@ameritech.net>
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Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2010 00:13:20 -0500
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I keep reading the RF energy gets absorbed and converted to heat in the 
resister.  The counterpoise provides the return path, not the earth 
ground, I think.   See one here:


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On 12/2/2010 8:38 PM, Rick - NJ0IP / DJ0IP wrote:

> There are some interesting antennas I have been reading about in the "ARRL's
> Wire Antenna Classics" book which require a terminating resistor at one end.
> These go to a ground stake.
> That ground stake is not necessary for DC ground.
> It seems to me, in this case, the ground stake is indeed an RF ground.

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