Topband: Re: Making the bottom of my tower "disappear"
Mon, 7 Oct 2002 21:27:08 -0700
Tom Rauch writes:
> When we tuned such systems for BC stations, we would see a *peak* in
> the loop current through the detuning system at nearly the same point
> where we saw a null in current beyond that connection point in the
> structure we were detuning.
Very interesting... and what you say makes sense. The article I am
reading is in the 2nd edition of ON4UN's book - page 9-27.
> If your clamp-on meter was very very large and fit around the tower
> and the detuning wire, you would see zero. In other words if you
> installed an open sampling loop a few feet off the face of the tower
> opposite the detuning wire, you would also see it read zero or near
> zero while the current through the detuning system was maximum.
I can try the sampling loop and confirm that is all works out.
Will report back my results.