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Re: [TowerTalk] Question on Multiple Inverted L Antennas

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Question on Multiple Inverted L Antennas
From: "hasan schiers" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 16:36:07 -0500
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Hmmm..another variation on the question. It seems one ought to be able to 
run two inverted L's from the same feedline, using the same radial field 
(common radial plate). Fanning them out from the base up to the tie point 
and separating them a foot or two at the top end might work? Same principle 
as a "fan" dipole for 80/40, no?

In my situation, I could run the horizontal portion of the 80 and 160 
sections in opposite directions, feeding them both at a common base and 
radial field.


...hasan, N0AN
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Rosenberg" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 2:44 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Question on Multiple Inverted L Antennas

>I have an inverted-L for 160 with 24 radials that works really well.
> I'd like to add 80m and possibly 40m by having those respective vertical
> elements attached to the same radial system.
> My question: how far apart must the respective elements -- vertical and
> horizontal -- be from each other?
> My concern is a result of there being a single tree (i.e., tie off point)
> at each end of the antenna (where the L takes place and at the end of the
> horizontal section).
> Your help and advice is greatly appreciated!
> Eric W3DQ
> Washington, DC
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