> My 4-square has 8 elevated radials. It is the 2nd best 80M antenna I
> have ever used. K1EA's 4 square has 16 radials. Ken's comment to me
> when I was up there was that he thought it might have worked better with
> 4. Probably not, but I think his point was that the extra work didn't
> yield big dividends. Oh... K1EAs 4 square was the best 80M antenna I've
> ever used. Maybe being in Harvard had something to do with it. I kept
> having to look at the dial on the 781 to assure myself I wasn't really on
> Bill, W4AN
As Einstein said: everything is relative. A 4 SQ with 100 radials will beat
a dito with 8 or 16 any day rain or shine. I guess it´s a matter of how much
work one wants to put in for the differing dB´s.
Who is K1EA anyway ? No call that rings a bell on 80 mtr DXing with me.
I know a lot of strong New England stations but no K1EA so I guess he needs
more radials in his 4 SQ.
73 de Jim SM2EKM
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