Topband: Antenna question

Herb Schoenbohm herbs at
Fri Mar 28 09:27:29 EDT 2014

Floating the shield may even make it work better?

Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ

On 3/28/2014 9:23 AM, Tom W8JI wrote:
>> Has anyone on the reflector ACTUALLY tried two wire audio twisted 
>> pair for a 2 wire, two direction Beverage antenna. If yes, how did it 
>> work ? Notice any added directional properties?
> There is no reason why it won't work or why shielded wire won't work 
> with proper transformers and wiring.
> The only potential issues are losses as a transmission mode and the 
> impedance change in transmission line mode when wet.
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