[TowerTalk] BigIR question

Jim Brown jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Thu Dec 7 15:04:04 EST 2017

On 12/7/2017 11:45 AM, Joe Giacobello, K2XX via TowerTalk wrote:
> I have used my Crankir for about four years when on month long 
> vacations in Florida.  I don't use the single adjustable length radial 
> that Steppir provides.  I use four insulated ~20 ga. radials cut for 
> each band of interest. 

Exactly the right thing. The single radial is a stroke job. It's cute, 
it makes the antenna close to resonance, but it's a lousy counterpoise.

73, Jim K9YC

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