i ran a wire to the top of my 70 ft tower and connected it there at top.
other end of wire, about 100 ft long connects to my antenna tuner,
tunes 160 to 10 meters and works very good.....w5kuf
Ron Chambers wrote:
> Trying not to, by trial and error, re-invent the wheel, I thought maybe one
> of you had a working shunt-fed tower design(s) for 80M and or
> 160M.......one that is applicable to my very typical back yard installation
> ..... which is 60 ft of Rohn 25G with a small tribander at 68ft......guys are
> not insulated......I have the ARRL handbook design info/ example but I
> thought maybe some practical field input from those that had 'been there'
> could save a little trouble in finding/selecting the capacitor/wire length
> combination.....particularly finding a readily available capacitor .......
> probably could feed the tower as-is for 80M?......Drake MN75 tuner is
> available in the shack....
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