"and while having a LOT
is better, it's probably only about 6 dB better. That's a good
reason for adding radials, but it's not a reason for staying off of
160 if you can't! :)"
Yep, I have about 30 more countries worked on 160m that I wouldn't
have if I hadn't decided that 160m was possible with little more than
a 40 foot x 40 foot radial field... and I'm running barefoot! The
antenna is a 60 foot base loaded vertical.
I did add a few long ones out to the front yard, but I'm out of land.
I'm not blowing anyone's doors in and I have to count on the good
graces of the big guns to make QSOs but it's better than no 160 DX at
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