Topband: Radial Integrity
Missouri Guy, N0TT
n0tt1 at juno.com
Tue Sep 11 21:16:33 EDT 2007
On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 11:22:44 -0400 herbs at surfvi.com writes:
> Quoting Gerard Jendraszkiewicz <jend at uchicago.edu>:
> > Is there some way to see if a radial is still intact ? I have
> > radials and over time I think some have been broken. Any way to
> check ?
I've checked for breaks in underground wires by using
a portable AM radio placed close to the ground and above where the
buried conductor should be. In your case just listen for a sudden
change in level as you follow the radial. Tune the radio for
noise or a station just stong enough to be heard.
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