Its pretty clear the way it is. 99% of the time I use insulated wire and
back with out stripping it bare. It has worked 100% of the time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Miller" <JimMiller@STL-OnLine.Net>
Sent: December 10, 2006 8:10 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 160m inverted l
>> I simply bring the antenna end back on itself to
>> shorten the overall antenna. I use the same method of calculating how
>> will move how far, but without cutting the wire. :-)
>> Dale, kg5u
> Seems to me -
> This "folded back" discussion needs to specify BARE wire wrapped. If you
> are not using bare wire and wrap the folded back section, things will
> (I suspect the change would be less if you electrically connect the end of
> the folded back section back to the antenna but this will be a pain when
> trying to tune).
> COMMENTS ?
> 73, de Jim KG0KP
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