Topband: Ground screen ????
jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Wed Mar 2 12:36:57 EST 2016
On Wed,3/2/2016 8:02 AM, Joshua M. Arritt wrote:
> Galvanized Fe material is problematic from an R standpoint as well
> (vs. Cu). This results in a "lossy" ground plane. That condition has
> real impact the effectiveness of the antenna system, when compared to
> an all-Cu (or at least a lower-R metal) plane.
That's insignificant because of the much greater surface area of the
ground screen as compared to a conventional radial system of comparable
73, Jim K9YC
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