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Is a RF Ground Plane and/or a Bonding Bus necessary? Oct 1st, 12:58 3 127 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Portable Battery Operation GROUNDING? Jul 16th, 21:21 3 332 on 17/7/17
What is the maximum length of posts? Jun 21st, 20:39 1 371 on 21/6/17
HF for remote wilderness emergency in western US? Mar 14th, 22:14 3 496 on 16/3/17

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Is a RF Ground Plane and/or a Bonding Bus necessary? KF6FZD 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Hi Zack,

Thanks for the response-

Very helpful, and much appreciated!!

Peter A K6PAA (new call sign)
Is a RF Ground Plane and/or a Bonding Bus necessary? KF6FZD 3 weeks, 1 day ago
I have a new HF radio, power supply, Signalink USB and a Mac computer.
I will use this EXCLUSIVELY for DIGITAL UNDER 50 W.
Right now my signal is clean, and w/o problems.
Question- Is there any need to set up an RF Ground Plane and/or a Bonding Bus as it is all working well now at under 50 W??
Any thoughts re this much appreciated!
Peter A K6PAA
Portable Battery Operation GROUNDING? KF6FZD on 17/7/17
Hi Zack, MANY thanks for the quick and definitive answer!
Another related question: If I were to add an DC-AC Inverter to the battery and power a computer and a Signalink USB for digital communications: Would there be any Safety Issues with that? GROUNDING ISSUES? Many thanks again. Peter A
Portable Battery Operation GROUNDING? KF6FZD on 16/7/17
Re - Portable HF Operation with a 12 V AGM sealed lead-acid battery-
If I have a 100 W HF radio with an antenna tuner and a dipole antenna for portable operation as above:
Do I NEED to ground anything when I am out in the Field, or is it optional, or???
Any thoughts much appreciated-
Thanks- Peter A. KF6FZD
What is the maximum length of posts? KF6FZD on 21/6/17
What is the maximum length of posts? I seem to get my questions cut off??? (I can't find the answer to this.) Thanks-

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