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Re: [TowerTalk] Problems on a 2el vertical Array

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Problems on a 2el vertical Array
From: "Mark Beckwith" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 14:24:11 -0600
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See, now my eyes are glazing over.  I will attempt to comprehend, Rick.


> Mark Beckwith said:
> > Where you may not be realizing your model is: The model probably
> > allocates power equally (50/50) between each vertical, right?
> You don't want the power to split equally.  You
> want equal element currents.  Typically, the rear
> element receives only a small percentage of the
> power thru the coax, being almost parasitic.
> Feed the verticals with 1/4 wave lines and get
> the voltage at the feed end of the lines equal.
> Then the currents will be equal.
> Rick N6RK


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