The vertical dipole was about 5 feet above the ground at the bottom. The
vertical dipole was 66 feet long. All vertical antennas require some kind
of ground plane to be efficient, even vertical dipoles.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Drive
Hays, NC 28635
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From: "Ken Brown" <email@example.com>
To: "N4PY2" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment"
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 11:14 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] New and Improved Terminology (NVIS origins)
>> Years ago I had a vertical dipole for 40 meters and a raised vertical
>> with 3
>> radials 10 feet above the ground. The raised vertical was about 6 DB
>> than the vertical dipole for European stations. The raised vertical was
>> feet off the ground at the bottom with 3 full size radials (33 feet
>> I like raised verticals.
> How high above ground was the dipole? How long was the dipole? A half
> DE N6KB
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