[TowerTalk] question a parasitic element

Dan Zimmerman N3OX n3ox at n3ox.net
Wed Feb 14 13:22:14 EST 2007

>NOW here is my question....In the case of the Director, WHY PUTTING IT TO
GND...It is >already a Director, the vertical part of this parasitic element
is 75.45 ft and the sloping part is >64.7 ft...

It's only half a director!  Just like the driven element, current *must
flow* between the base and the ground system in order for it to work.

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