Topband: Ground screen question
k3bu at optimum.net
Mon Jan 11 07:58:25 EST 2016
One #10 wire connection should be sufficient.
Just water the lawn before the contest.
73, HNY Yuri, K3BU.us
On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 12:10 AM, Robert Harmon wrote:
> I searched the archives under "ground screen" and could not find info
> on my situation.
> I have a 15 foot by 70 foot, 6 inch thick concrete parking slab along
> side our house. My tower
> is about 15 feet away from the side of the slab. I am planning
> radials to extend out from the tower which
> I will be shunt feeding for 160M and remembered that the slab has
> welded wire mesh reinforcement
> at mid depth. The welded mesh is 6 in by 6 in and # 8 wire. Would
> the mesh be a good ground screen ?
> I will have to drill and connect to the mesh at various places but
> would be worth it if a good ground screen.
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