Dale, yes, fear of lightning. My firm belief, and no amount of science (or
theory) will shake it, is that verticals and lightning are natural partners.
Lightning and high-mounted verticals have an absolute lust for each other.....
73, Mike (in Florida)
On 3/27/2011 11:04 AM, Dale M. Schwartz wrote:
> True that the upside-down vertical can only talk to other upside-down
> antennas, for working Australia and that part of the world where EVERYTHING
> is upside-down, it should work great!
> Seriously Mike, why are you unwilling to mount it in the tower mast?
> Fear of attracting lightning? Just curious.
> Dale. K4ROZ
>> Message: 2
>> Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 19:48:14 -0600
>> From: "Ken Kinyon"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Downside up G7
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII"
>> If you mount it upside down, you will only be able to communicate with other
>> stations that have upside down vertical polarization. ;<)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email@example.com
>> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mike
>> Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:03
>> To: towertalk reflector
>> Subject: [TowerTalk] Downside up G7
>> I'm thinking about taking down my Rohn 25 and replacing it with a crank-up.
>> I have a
>> G7 (2M) on a stand-off on the side of the 25. What is the impact of mounting
>> the G7
>> bottoms up on a stand-off on the top section of the crank-up? Mounting it on
>> top of
>> the mast isn't going to happen.
>> 73, Mike NF4L
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