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Re: Topband: double L antenna

To: Jorge Diez - CX6VM <>
Subject: Re: Topband: double L antenna
From: Herb Schoenbohm <>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 11:32:38 -0400
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On 9/27/2010 5:31 PM, Jorge Diez - CX6VM wrote:
> Hello,
> Someone tried this antenna?<>
> Jorge, I can't think of any design that would eliminate the need for a good 
> ground under a 160 meter antenna.  I looked at the article and it looks like 
> the writer is just using another way, and a difficult one at best, of 
> coupling RF to a vertical radiating tower.  Why go through all the trouble 
> when the tower is there already and can be be efficiently fed by much easier 
> ways.  Ground losses are ground losses and the only way they can be mitigated 
> is with a ground radial system of some sort.

Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ

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