[TowerTalk] Ground strap
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 18:14:11 -0800
We at High Sierra Antennas, where you purchased your HS-1500 mobile antenna,
have a 500+ conductor cable that is round. The conductors are like the
strands in a rope. The wires are tinned and every four inches there is an
eyelet with a 1/4 hole.
With braided strap on my new Ford Explorer, I had some trouble getting a low
SWR on ten meters. Using the cable I described above, the SWR was less than
1.5:1. That grounding cable did the trick.
Keeping the length of that grounding cable short is important. I used less
than one foot. If you would like some for your new antenna please give me a
call. I'll send it at no charge!
High Sierra Antennas
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