Topband: Best Height Above Ground for a Beverage RX Antenna

W2RU - Bud Hippisley W2RU at
Wed Jan 10 18:07:03 EST 2007

Rick Karlquist wrote:

>...I later figured out that this
>height [8 to 10 feet] was not chosen for electrical reasons, but rather
>so that moving objects (people, deer, horses, etc) didn't
>run into the wire....I now have all beverages
>at 2 to 3 feet high.
And how much has your liability insurance premium gone up?

Bud, W2RU

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