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Re: [TowerTalk] Ground radials- the long and short of it

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Ground radials- the long and short of it
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 09:30:13 -0400
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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
on the
> 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
find the
> resonance, pull it up in the air and measure...


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