Topband: Location of beverage close to 60 ft hill

Mike Waters mikewate at
Thu Nov 17 15:02:16 PST 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 1:11 AM, Tom McAlee <tom at> wrote:

> 1. Why the need to keep it 300' from the inverted L?  ...  My E/W
> Beverage, which runs within 100' of my 160m TX vertical ... It is worth
> noting that this antenna merely "passes by" one or more TX verticals within
> 100'; the feedpoint is several hundred feet from any TX vertical and
> doesn't line up with the base of any TX vertical in a targeted direction.

Nothing wrong at all with doing it like this. The way this Beverage was
installed, the fairly deep null off its side was likely pointing at the

However, pointing a Beverage at a TX vertical --and having the Beverage end
close to it-- is asking for trouble.

73, Mike

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