TopBand: radial debate add-ons
Tue, 30 Dec 1997 07:17:08 EST
In a message dated 97-12-29 21:19:10 EST, email@example.com writes:
<< My question is this, Since I have no radials on my antenna system, and I
have a very broarbanded low SWR will radials "enhance" or improve the
performance of said antenna? >>
The "broadbanded low SWR" is the signature of very very high losses. Adding a
bent clothes hanger will improve this situation since it cant get much worse.
I add at least a 1/4 wave wire or counterpoise laying on the ground into the
direction of the wire but your tuning will be drastically affected.
(I assumed you have no counterpoise and no radials)
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