Another antenna question for the Liberal Arts Major...
When is an Inverted-L an Inverted L ... and when does
it become a Longwire? Isn't an Inverted-L just a
quarter wave end fed antenna that is shaped in an
When I was a Novice, I used 130 foot of wire fed at
the end for 80 meters....using my DX-40. I didn't
much care about the match cause the DX-40 could match
about 25 to 1500 ohms. I know the term longwire could
be relative to each band...but isn't that what An
Inverted-L really is? You can match it really well
using an L/C network...or if you're really bright just
a condenser (capacitor).
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