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[TowerTalk] 160m dipole polarity, if there is such a thing...

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Subject: [TowerTalk] 160m dipole polarity, if there is such a thing...
From: (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu Jul 24 19:11:56 2003
Unless you are erecting this dipole at least 128 feet in the air ... it 
will matter little which end is tied to which conductor.
If it makes you feel better to tie the center conductor to the end over 
the yard .. do it!

Jason Buchanan wrote:
> hello all,
> I am going to hang a 160 meter dipole w/1:1 balun tomorrow and am 
> wondering if there is a recommended method for how to hang it 
> "polarity-wise".  One half of the dipole is going to extend over some of 
> my house, the other half will totally be over the yard.  Should I put 
> the half that is tied to the center conductor over the yard or the 
> house?  It seems like it would be best to have the leg that is 
> electrically connected to the center conductor of the balun over the 
> yard and not the house.
> thanks and regards,
> Jason - W0JSB
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