I tried to send this directly to Bill, but got
bounced, so please excuse the bandwidth here.
The real answer is between about 1% and 7% depending
on all sorts of things. That can really make quite a
Help is available on the W4RNL antenna site. If you go
there and search you will find that LB has a formula
into which you can plug your particular parameters.
I got very interested in this fairly recently when I
was making the parasitic elements for my (nearly
ready) W4RNL 7-element parasitic array, where the
lengths become quite critical, and every change
involves paying a brave, strong, insured guy to climb
up the tower!
Messenger - sooooo many all-new ways to express yourself
See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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