At 09:25 AM 9/9/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I have to put siding on my house. I would prefer to use metal, rather than
>vinyl. I have a TH11 on a 50 foot tower set about 5 feet from the house. I'm
>concerned about detuning the antenna, and rectification or harmonics from
>resonant lengths of siding. Does anyone have any experience with aluminum or
>steel siding under a similiar tower/antenna?
>I apologize for sending this to 3 reflectors, but I need an immediate response
>so I can sign a contract, and I want to reach as many hams as possible.
I have had a steel sided house. Not to much of a problem from what I could
tell. Even had a 40 meter Delta loop running by it. Loaded up great and I
worked lots of countries on 40.
I like Vinyl better thatn the metal for some reason. But, each to his own.
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