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Re: [TowerTalk] Verticals

To: "Tom Osborne" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Verticals
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 21:41:10 -0800 (PST)
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Tom Osborne wrote:
  What I was
> wondering,
> what happens if you put an end fed zepp antenna up vertically.  Feeding it
> at the bottom, just like if it was horizontal.  I'm sure the pattern would
> be totally different from a vertical.  You never see an all band antenna
> like that, vertical.  73 and Merry Christmas.
> Tom W7WHY

I am assuming "end fed zepp" refers to an end fed half wave.

I did a comparison of half wave verticals vs quarter wave verticals
posted at:  There is basically
no difference except that you don't need radials with the half wave vertical.

Rick N6RK


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