|[AMRadio] do not ground tower|
bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Wed Jun 14 06:08:07 EDT 2006
SHUNT FEED works fine with a grounded tower.
That is what I used on 160m at one time and it worked
A grounded tower is safer.
> I recommend not grounding the tower. Makes it harder
> to load up. Find a good ceramic insulating base like
> you're supposed to have, and the correct guy wire
> insulators spaced to minimize interaction with the
> radiating element, the tower.
> Here, you can see how we tried it the other way and I
> just couldn't get the loading to set.
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