> >Yeah, but actual performance would depend so greatly on local ground
> >characteristics, terrain, and quality of installation and connections
> >any one-time tests would have little merit on a long-term basis. The
> >subject of ground-screen/radials has been covered thoroughly elsewhere.
> That was sort of my point. If vertical A works better over a modest
> set than radial B, then a test over such a ground plane would be biased in
> A's favor. I haven't read your report, and you may have included a caveat
> to that effect, or made an effort to install what you regarded as a
> ground screen. Either would be fine with me.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
The ground screen used in the report was a 64-wire (1/4-wave at 80-meters)
screen beautifully done by Ralph Javins, N7KGA. There's a lovely photo of
it in the book if you'd like a look at it :-)
73, Ward N0AX