At the risk of repeating, don't confuse resonance with the
point of peak efficiency. They are entirely different
73, Tom W8JI
> My testing on sandy soils shows 45% to 60% shortening when
> ground - the better the soil the greater the shortening...
You can do
> your own simple test... Hang a dipole - any length - chest
> measure the resonance point, drop it on the ground and
> resonance, pull it up in the air and measure...
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