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> Hi TT'ers,
> A few years ago I bought a used Butternut HF-6V vertical to use as a
> secondary antenna. it came with the 160 meter kit, which is a large coil
> and ceramic caps that mounts at the base.
> I'd like to use it for 160 only this season.
> Base of antenna is 8 feet above ground, mounted on a chain link fence. Top
> is about 34 feet. I can run a single wire from the top of the antenna to a
> point 80 or 90 feet away. The wire would have to slope down to a height of
> 12 feet or so at the far end
> I could shorten the wire and that way keep it higher above ground, but is
> there any benefit to any of this?
> Not expecting a giant killer, just a second antenna to my shortened dipole
> for 160. Ground on the vertical is modest, a couple of elevated wires for
> 40, 20, 15, 10. A single 8 ft. number 8 wire running to a ground rod to
> which a few random length wires are run along the ground. I can also tie
> in the chain link fence and a large (14x21) aluminum awning.
> So again, any good from top loading this? Or just put the 160 meter coil on
> and whatever it does, it does?
> 73, Steve KW3A
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