I have tell of people having good results setting a 40m 4 square inside an
80m 4 square, so I think that you will have good results.
Mark N1UK G3ZZM
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From: "jeremy-ca" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "N4PT" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, 26 May, 2007 9:37 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Two Verticals one radial field
> Several QTH's ago I had 80 & 40M verticals sharing the same radial field
> feed point with 1' seperation. Both worked quite well and had expected
> patterns. With a multiband 4BTV you may have to experiment with
> feed but at very close spacing the 80M should not distort the other
> to any great degree.
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> From: "N4PT" <email@example.com>
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> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2007 11:17 AM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Two Verticals one radial field
>>I think I have seen this discussed before but could not find it in the
>> I have an 1/4 wave 80 Meter vertical with about 100 radials under it. I
>> would like to use an old Hustler 4BTV for the lower bands. Can I use the
>> same radial field for the 4BTV? I would only use one antenna at a time.
>> 1. What separation between the two vertical elements?
>> 2. How to connect to the radial field ? A line back to the central point
>> or just connect to the nearest radial ?
>> 3. When using one vertical should the other vertical be grounded or open
>> Art N4PT
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