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Re: [TowerTalk] Driving ground rods in rocky soil

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Driving ground rods in rocky soil
From: K4SAV <>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 12:01:12 -0500
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There are some loops that can function without a ground, such as a flag 
or pendant.  The K9AY requires a ground.  It won't work without it.  
Each of its loops functions basically as two phased verticals.

Jerry, K4SAV

Bill Turner wrote:

>Are you sure this loop needs to be grounded at all? The loops I'm
>familiar with are all self-contained antennas, much like a dipole, and
>don't need a ground any more than a dipole does.
>Perhaps yours is different. Please explain.
>Bill W6WRT

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