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Re: [TowerTalk] 160M Inverted L

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 160M Inverted L
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2004 15:11:57 EST
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138 feet is a good length if you use a large series capacitor to tune out the 
inductive reactance.  I've used one for years, and the capacitor makes tuning 
adjustments easy.  Also, it raises the high current portion of the antenna 
above the ground, and reduces ground losses.  I'm currently using 4 elevated 
radials (about a quarter wave straight, then at right angles), and have full 
coverage from 1800-1900 by adjusting the capacitor for lowest SWR at about 1835.

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