Re: Measuring ground efficiency?

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From: markb@abq.com
Date: Thu Nov 14 2002 - 14:13:41 CST


> how do you know if any ground is going to be an effective RF ground?

One characteristic that I've noticed is how sharp the point of resonance
is. I've found that as I've added radials to a vertical, the 2:1 SWR
bandwidth starts to get smaller. Which translates to less ground loss
effect, hence more efficient ground plane (presumably).

Mark K5LXP
Albuquerque, NM
k5lxp@arrl.net


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