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Subject: [TowerTalk] large loops
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 17:04:15 -0500
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Hi, I'm new to this and thought I should get some advice.  I've heard
interesting things about large loop antenna designs, and I thought I
might try one.

I have an area of about one acre which I could surround with a wire
perimeter.  I was wondering if it would be best to make a single loop, or
whether I should wrap 2 or three layers up into a helix?

Also, how do I connect these things?  Should I run coax and connect the
center to one end and the braid to the other, or should I use tv twin
lead to get better bandwidth?  Should I connect one lead and ground the
other?  Do I need some kind of matching network for these, or does a
tuner work well?  Sorry, but I'm confused.  Any help is appreciated.

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