Topband: small garden 160m

Mike Waters mikewate at
Sun Aug 20 15:19:37 EDT 2017

Hi John,

For your ground system, more of the same wouldn't hurt.

You may want to look into the K2AV elevated folded counterpoise. I don't
know where to find that information anymore, but I suggest searching the
the Topband archives.

73, Mike

On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 12:52 PM, John Randall via Topband <
topband at> wrote:

> ... I have always wanted to do 160m DX but have a small back yard 35ft
> square ... I am rebuilding an inverted L antenna, which works quite well on
> 160m with 400w thrown into it.. I have about 15 radials just under the lawn
> but have now added chicken mesh  on top of the grass around the feed point,
> but the feed point is located in one corner of the garden, and a new
> addition is a 8ft x 8ft grid of chicken is now laid down. Is there any
> other way to improve this setup...

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