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Re: [TowerTalk] 160m 1/4 Wave Vertical Results Thus Far...

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 160m 1/4 Wave Vertical Results Thus Far...
From: David Gilbert <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 21:34:23 -0700
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Unless I missed something along the thread, I'm not sure he's using any 
sort of line isolator at the feedpoint either.  If that's the case, he's 
probably got lots of interaction between the radials and the feedline in 
addition to whatever transformation he's seeing.

Dave   AB7E

jeremy-ca wrote:
> He hasnt determined any reasonance yet, just some readings that are easy to 
> misinterpet by those not well versed in that area.
> And as already mentioned, you do not measure an antennas characteristics at 
> the end of 75' of coax and expect anything meaningful unless the load is a 
> pure resistance. Or have plotted on a Smith chart and know how to interpet. 
> Or/and have some professional test equipment on site.
> Carl
> KM1H

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