I remember reading an article in an Army publication from the
signals group in Ft. Monmouth NJ which described a battlefield
expedient antenna which used a tree as the antenna. They coupled
to the tree by means of a multi-turn loop around the trunk of the
tree. I don't remember the results of the antenna's performance.
Perhaps some other group members remember the article?
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jim Lux
Sent: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 1:21 PM RKB
Subject: [TowerTalk] tree conductivity
I'm looking around for data on electromagnetic properties of
(mostly electrical.. I don't think trees have any appreciable
I found this interesting reference where they measure tree
to find soil contaminants
but no numbers
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