Radials under the K9AY loop???
Possibly I did something wrong here but.............I put up the W2UP
rotatable loop which is a single loop I turned with a rotator but
essentially the same principle as a K9AY.........I think.
When I ran out an extra 20 radials last year from the inverted L, 6 or 7 of
them were laid right on the ground right under the W2UP loop and all
directivity disappeared. The loop is still a good LOW NOISE antenna
compared to the inverted L but with no directivity it may not be worth my
time to put it back up this year.
Should running the radials under the loop have affected the rx pattern???
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Beckwith" <email@example.com>
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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Unique Short Radial Challenge - N5OT Question
>I have a second question about short radials: If you were to improve the
> ground under a K9AY loop by using radials, how many and how long? 160m
> only. Thanks,
> Mark, N5OT
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