Years ago I had a friend who tried a similar installation. He never could
the thing to tune properly. He felt, that since the antenna was so close to
the tower, he was actually "shock" feeding his tower.
He later just shunt-fed his tower and had much better success.
On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 9:19 AM, Carol Richards <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I would like some thought on the antenna that I am planning to put up
> shortly. It will be an inverted L, total length 160 feet 100 feet vertcal, 3
> feet away from the tower and the rest sloping NE. The base will be about 10
> feet off the ground, and I will use 4 elevated radials. I will feed the base
> of the antenna through a common mode choke to a kw-type tuner, before
> running the coax to the shack....
> Yes, no, maybe?
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