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[TowerTalk] C3S Tuning

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Subject: [TowerTalk] C3S Tuning
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Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 09:43:41 EDT
In a message dated 99-08-24 08:15:57 EDT, writes:

> Seems to me there was a post recently about how the resonance gets lower as 
>  the antenna gets away from ground. 

    Generally it's the opposite. The added capacity of ground tends to lower 
the resonant frequency so when you hoist it in the air, the resonance goes 

    I always test an antenna on the ground. I want to see that it's acting 
like an antenna; that is, it has a dip *somewhere* and will take power.

Cheers,  Steve    K7LXC

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