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Re: [TowerTalk] ground radial project

To: K2VI <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] ground radial project
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 14:48:07 -0500
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As many radials as can be put down and as long as possible.
"Resonant" is not important.

Quoting K2VI <>:

> Ok, thanks to all who responded to my last post. really appreciate   
> all the help. I considered the ground bus system but didn't want to   
> bury the aluminum due to it disintegrating in 5 years and above   
> ground how could it be secured without it shifting. So i just went   
> ahead and ordered the DX engineering stainless plate. It U bolts   
> right to the post. I just bought 26,000 feet of # 14 stranded   
> insulated copper wire at a govt surplus bussiness in norfolk va. I   
> paid 615.00. I know i will never use all of it in a lifetime but who  
>  knows. For that price i had to jump on it. So the question is on my  
>  43' vertical how many radials would you reccomend before it's a   
> waste of time and should i make them longer than the antenna. I can   
> run some as long as 55' and some as short as 25'. Im thinking 25'   
> would be ineffective. Any ideas. thanks in advance.
> tony k2vi
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