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Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: current balance in ladder line?

To: Robert Harmon <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: current balance in ladder line?
From: jimlux <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:55:07 -0800
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On 1/19/11 6:32 PM, Robert Harmon wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> This is a very interesting discussion.
> Suppose you are feeding a full wave delta loop with ladder line and
> one side of the loop is in close proximity to a large storage building
> with metal roof and siding.
> Do you think this could cause an imbalance in the loop which would
> contribute to unbalanced currents
> in the feedline ?


But the real question, in a practical sense, is whether the weirdness in 
pattern from feedline radiation is bigger or smaller than the weirdness 
from having the building next to the antenna.


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