Topband: First attempt at beverage antenna, not working as expected

Rik van Riel riel at
Sun Jan 16 06:39:44 PST 2011

On 01/15/2011 09:44 PM, Mark Lunday wrote:
> Additional notes:
> EU stations that I can hear S7 on the 80 meter half-square, are reduced to
> NIL on the beverage.
> I can hear some US stations to the NE.

That seems consistent with a half wave beverage having
a really really high takeoff angle.  Something on the
order of 70 degrees, IIRC...

*googles around*

Ahhh, there is the web page with that info:

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