Re: Baseboard dipole?

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From: Charles A. Rubenstein (rubenc@iglou.com)
Date: Mon Oct 09 1995 - 14:03:32 EDT


On Mon, 9 Oct 1995 JDuffy@aol.com wrote:

> I think you'll have a problem laying the dipole against the wall. Most
> commercial buildings use metal studs. Laying dipoles against the wall, on
> the floor, will reduce your signal on transmission and reception and cause
> matching problems due to the resultant inductance.
>
Well, What about laying the leg attached to gnd on the xcvr on the floor
in random fashion, and then suspending the driven leg in the air from
curtain rod and door?

Ive even though abt laying gnd leg on floor and putting driven element
out window on helium baloon at night.

Charlie Rubenstein
KB8BWE@N8LHG.#CIN.OH.USA.NA rubenc@iglou.com


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