At 01:15 PM 1/3/02 -0600, email@example.com 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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