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September 1929 article and become enlightened.
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> On Aug 28, 2016, at 9:53 AM, Tom Osborne <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Some OT's will remember the single wire fed, Windom antenna that was
> popular back in the day. There were a lot of these on the air.
> The Windom back then was a wire around 135 feet long, fed with a single
> wire, around 1/3 of the way from the end.
> What I am wondering is, is this actually a horizontal type antenna, fed
> with single wire, or it is more of a 'T' vertical, with the feed wire
> actually the radiator?
> I think to actually be a vertical, it wound have to be fed against ground,
> but I have seen recommendations for using a G5RV type antenna by tying the
> center conductor and shield together and feeding it like a vertical.
> Just curious. 73
> Tom W7WHY
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