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[TowerTalk] 40m vert. & radials

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Subject: [TowerTalk] 40m vert. & radials
From: (Dick Green)
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 19:09:11 -0500
Sorry for the confusion. The vertical begins about 8 inches off the ground. 
It's mounted on an 8-foot 4x4 that's sunk 3 feet into the ground.

73, Dick, WC1M

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Date: Saturday, December 20, 1997 9:42 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] 40m vert. & radials

>W1CM ( I think ) had an interesting thread on his vertical and radials.
>In it he mentioned the vertical began 4' off the ground. 
>I know he has snow, but I wonder what would happen if the end were
>lowered. 4' is just to significant a %. The old addage "Verticals
>radiate equally poorly in all directions" came from the fact that
>initially, hams still assumed the higher the better.
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