[CQ-Contest] Ground radials for Hy-Gain vertical???
dezrat1242 at ispwest.com
Thu Aug 18 09:34:51 EDT 2005
At 05:07 AM 8/18/2005, Jacob W Tennant wrote:
>Mainly is insulated wire OK or must I use bare copper wire.
Insulated wire is fine, in fact it is preferred because it will reduce
corrosion. The insulation adds a small dielectric effect and thus makes the
radials electrically longer than bare wire would be, but for radials the
effect is small and I doubt if you would notice the difference. Go for it.
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