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LF: Tuned radial

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Subject: LF: Tuned radial
From: "Mike Dennison" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 10:05:18 -0000
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At the weekend, I tried using a tuned radial instead of my earth stakes. This followed Finbar's recent success.
I ran a single wire up the garden - about 20m - one metre high. I
tuned it by using it as an antenna tuned against ground and
adjusting a series loading coil for resonance. The normal antenna
was then reconnected and the tuned radial used instead of earth.
Unfortunately, I could not get any current into it at all, even though
the antenna resonated at about the right frequency.

Any thoughts?

Mike, G3XDV (IO91VT)

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