I have had several Inverted L's up including a Spi-Ro 160 short dipole L
with feed and vertical up 70 feet and the horizontal pointing at the SE but
going from 70 feet down to about 55 feet. I was gangbusters into PY.
I think sloping the horizontal wire has some of the effect of a sloper with
some directivity toward the slope. I found that most inverted L's are
mostly omni but somewhat oval to and away from the horizontal wire.
I agree that vertical wire should be as far from the tower as possible.
Even antenna guru K4DLI runs a ground U only a few feet away from his 70
foot Rohn tower.
73 Dave K4JRB
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