From: Jim W7LS (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Neil, that's brilliant! Did it work? How do you know? :-)
Did you measure the swr? Did you have any ground stake out at the
end? How about one at the rig end? Musta.
73 de Jim, W7LS
At 10:40 PM 6/24/97 -0600, you wrote:
>Saw the post re field termination of long wires...
>A trick I've used before is to drop the last 20-30 feet onto the ground.
>As pointed out the intent is to absorb the energy and kill the
>reflections.. This will do it.
>Date: Mon, 23 Jun 1997 21:39:21 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Jim W7LS <email@example.com>
>Subject:  Re: A Terminated Broad-Band Vee for 160 - 10 Mtrs
> Second thing: The terminations (600 ohm or so) at the distant ends
>of this array could maybe be a poor ground rod. You are trying to dissipate
>energy instead of having it reflect back, anyway. Why not soak it up in the
>ground rod (a deliberately poor one)?
> What think, gang?
>73 de Jim, W7LS
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