Well, I can say with pretty good assurance that a wooden pole, wet or
dry, doesn't affect the currents flowing through a surrounding aluminum
tube. The currents in the aluminum tube flow on the outside of it.
Whether or not a tree surrounded by a cage of wires an appreciable
portion of a wavelength long behaves the same way depends, I guess, upon
how well the cage of wires actually approximates a tube. Why don't you
model it as Jim Lux suggested and let us know? If it acts like a tube
it would likely be pretty efficient in spite of what I stated earlier.
On 12/28/2011 2:14 PM, Dan Schaaf wrote:
> Let's go a step further,
> What happens if you put a dry wooden broomstick down the center of an
> aluminum tube vertical.
> Then a wet Broomstick.
> Best Regards
> Dan Schaaf
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> "Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created
> them." - Albert Einstein
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