Wouldn't this in a sense be a vertical G5RV antenna. l73
> Hi Gang,
> There is magic about a 43 foot vertical but it isn't what most people
> think. It's 5/8 wavelength at 20 meters, clearly a good maximum
> performance antenna for DX on that band with a vertical. That's why
> many broadcast stations use to use it (per Brown etal). I haven't
> modeled one lately but the 5/8 wave vertical is often used on 2 meter
> mobiles with about a 49" whip. They usually are matched with just a
> series inductor.
> However, on the bands above 20 meters, there should be lots of cloud
> warming lobes.
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