Topband: FCP versus loaded or "T" radialsradials
grants2 at pacbell.net
Sat May 4 15:34:01 EDT 2019
I recently found Rudy N6LF article from ARRL Antenna Compendium Vol 6 re
short 10' elevated top band radials. Resonated with a single loading
coil, as short as 50' worked well, only down 0.5db from full size.
On 5/4/2019 9:14 AM, N4ZR wrote:
> At the risk of setting off a food-fight, I'm interested in opinions on
> shortened radials (T or loaded) versus the K2AC/W0UCE folded
> counterpoise design.?? W8JI has an interesting unfinished page
> <www.w8ji.com/fcp_folded_counterpoise_system.htm> attacking the FCP.
> Tom's a combative fella, but he's also very smart.?? I am putting up an
> inverted L, trying to avoid having to lay down 6000 or even 750 feet of
> on-the ground radials, and don't really have room for resonant elevated
> radials on 160.
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