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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