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Re: [TowerTalk] Radial length

To: K4SAV <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Radial length
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 13:47:49 -0700
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On Sat, 15 Mar 2008 14:43:18 -0500, K4SAV <> wrote:

>It is interesting to compare Cebik's calculations for gain versus number 
>of radials with that which W8JI measured.  Cebik calculated that the 
>gain difference between 4 radials and 64 radials was 1.2 dB.  W8JI 
>measured 5.5 dB difference between 4 and 60 radials. 

------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------

The difference is no doubt due to differences in ground conductivity. If
you live over highly conductive ground, the number of radials would have
less impact. Over poor ground, the more radials, the less loss.

73, Bill W6WRT


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