[OZAPRS] HF antenna on car - sorted
Glen English VK1XX
glenlist at pacificmedia.com.au
Tue Dec 5 10:29:20 AEDT 2017
yea, essentially, RF wise, without strap = without ground
which is nearly exactly like without the negative lead of a light bulb
connected = no light...
Dont expect miracles with a base loaded 1.4m whip.
Expect efficiency to be around 10%
rather than keep writing, Andrew, there is this compendium online, worth
a read :
it's pretty right. Alan is a good engineer with a practical understanding.
On 5/12/2017 10:14 AM, Andrew Rich wrote:
> Without strap - 5.06:1 at 10.147 MHz
> With strap - 1.16 : 1 at 10.147 MHz
> Now we are cooking with gas
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