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[TowerTalk] Half slopers using a tower

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Half slopers using a tower
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 16:05:26 -0500
At 01:15 PM 1/3/02 -0600, wrote:
>Even if the unfed slopers are not grounded by the switchbox,
>there is some finite capacitance to ground through the length
>of coax going between the unfed sloper and the switchbox
>so the 'floating' condition is NOT really floating, but capacitively
>coupled to the tower, assuming each wire is fed with coax
>from the switchbox.

And in this case the situation is further complicated because the tower is
grounded at the 30-foot level by guy wires!

73, Pete N4ZR

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