As many radials as can be put down and as long as possible.
"Resonant" is not important.
Quoting K2VI <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 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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