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[Towertalk] Radial "fan out"/forking - MMANA model wanted

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Subject: [Towertalk] Radial "fan out"/forking - MMANA model wanted
From: (Chris BONDE)
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 14:44:16 -0800
If you use the elevated radials, is there a great need for the buried ones?

Chris opr VE7HCB

At 03:38 PM 2002-02-28 -0500, Joe Subich, K4IK wrote:

>Don's comments are on point ...
>If you are going to elevate the base of the vertical, go ahead and
>put in 60 or so normal quarter wave radials in the ground.  THEN
>install four "flat" elevated radials at 10' or so (plenty of room
>to walk/mow/etc. under).  The in ground radials will reduce the
>ground losses while the elevated radials will provide the electrical
>"return" for the antenna ...
>    ... Joe, K4IK

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