[TowerTalk] re Radials

Bill Turner dezrat at copper.net
Sat Jun 17 13:08:30 EDT 2006


At 05:55 PM 6/16/2006, Bill Coleman wrote:

>Horizontal antennas, like dipoles, make great antennas, but they are
>affected by proximity to the ground. They have to be at least 1/4
>wave above ground before the radiation pattern is anything but
>straight up.

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So you are saying that a dipole at less than 1/4 wavelength high has 
*only* straight up radiation?

You might want to rethink that one.

73, Bill W6WRT

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