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Best Counterpoise Material d.chepurna@snet.net 3 weeks, 5 days ago
One you-tuber said there was no difference in performance. I suspect that is a fairly accurate statement.

Maybe you can use the screen now then try the cloth later...
RF Exposure Calculator instymp@aol.com 4 weeks ago
I trust the ARRL RF exposure calculator for my own use. If you worry about too much RF in the shack you can set your radio for low power (5 Watts). That is plenty of power much of the time.

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Which Wire for 40 meters rsaun58043 4 weeks ago
Hello!

I have used all kinds of wire for dipoles. Either of those you listed will work fine for an antenna so long as it doesn't break. Your antenna wire usually supports the feedline and balun (if you have one). The weight of the feed can stretch or break the wire in some cases.

I am currently using 14 gage stranded copper on my 40-10 meter fan dipole (it is what I had handy). I like using solid copper better though.

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