> How can we get a decent RF ground for VHF in the earth
> on top of this mountain? Any ideas would be more than greatly
> appreciated. Thanks for your help.
The only method I am aware of to "create" a ground in rocky terrain
is to install a radial ground system like you would if you were
installing a ground system for lightning protection. Use the pole
as the center point and install uninsulated copper wire as you would
if you were installing a vertical gound plane.
I am somewhat surprised that there is that much noise on 2 meters and
it is not noticeable on UHF.
Let us know what the outcome is. I am curious.
James Wolf, KR9U
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