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Re: [TowerTalk] Top Band antenna ?

To: Ed Laughery <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Top Band antenna ?
From: Henk Remijn PA5KT <>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 12:01:27 +0200
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More shorter is better then less long.
You might check out This page has a good 
explanation about radials and sizes.

I use 25m radials. In EU wire comes in length of 100m, so using 25m is easy.
I also have shorter radials because of space limits.

73 Henk PA5KT

Ed Laughery schreef:
> Hi
> I am buiding a 160 meter vertical.  For the radials, I have some surplus 
> wire and was wondering which would be better - fewer radials measured at 1/4 
> wavelengths or a larger number of radials  that are shorter than a 1/4 
> wavelength - example - four 126+ foot radials vs five 100 foot radials or 
> double the radials but in the longer or shorter fashion.

Henk Remijn PA5KT


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