Topband: 160m vertical with "top loading"

DF3KV df3kv at
Sun Apr 24 07:00:31 PDT 2011

Beside all that is correct higher efficient mobile antennes on the low bands
are those with base loading by high Q coils.


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On Behalf Of k3bu at

Linear loading is less efficient than coil, base loading worst, top loading
is the best, loading coil about 2/3 up is a good compromise especially for
mobile antennas. 

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