----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2002 12:27 PM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Half slopers using a tower
> For whatever it's worth, I've been gradually increasing my radial count
> with a trick taught by K1VR. I use an 8-foot ground rod bent to a slight
> arc with a hole through one end. It works like a carpet needle and I just
> stitch the radials into the grass. They aren't buried, but they sure
> aren't mower bait.
Now that's a novel idea. Do you just mount your roll of wire near the tower
and sew your way around the lawn? Your south of the freeze zone I think,
anyone have success doing that into a frozen lawn? I know that idea about
scalping the lawn and waiting for grass to grow over it, but this would
allow me to go places that I normally could not. i.e. down the alley etc.
Anything I can do to hide it from rabbits is a plus as they like to chop my
radials into little pieces, if laying on top of the ground. They have not
bothered coax yet, but give them time.
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