Topband: Elevated Radial Efficiency - an inordinately long post

wa5pok at wa5pok at
Sat Dec 1 14:00:13 EST 2007

Yes, happened here with two elevated radials and had to de-tune 
the system on receive. I am currently using a single elevated radial 
and still have to de-tune that during receive.

73, Mike WA5POK
> W2PM Writes:
> Aside from efficiency, I've always seen far more re-radiated noise from 
> elevated ground planes impacting weak signals on receive. With a 
> balanced, symetrical ground plane that theoretically shouldn't happen I 
> suppose but I've seen it here and going to ground radials made a 
> significant difference on the receive side.
> Pete W2PM
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