> I do not know what instrumentation you are using --- but I would bet the
> antenna does radiate from the lower section as would be predicted. The
> frequency is important as well as the rf ground. Look at some of the
> antenna books and you will see what the r.f. voltage/current distribution
> should be.
The antenna HAS to radiate from the lower section, and the mount
also has to radiate, because there are no opposing equal currents
to stop radiation.
73, Tom W8JI
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