Topband: Alpha Delta sloper (DX B)

navydude1962 at navydude1962 at
Sat Nov 19 09:42:50 PST 2011

Has anybody tried one of these on 160m?  Thoughts appreciated.  


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On Nov 19, 2011, at 9:39, "Price Smith" <w0rihps at> wrote:

> not conduct well. If it is not possible to drive a rod all the way in, avoid
> leaving a large amount above the ground. (Short metal lengths can pick up 
> signals like AM car radio antennas did years ago)
> Carl and all,
> For safety reasons ground rods should NOT stick out of the ground. If one
> would fall on one it would do some serious damage.
> I dig a hole about 1 foot deep and drive the rod to below ground level. They
> go in easy in most soils with a large impact hammer. 
> 73 Price W0RI
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