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|Tower interaction with vertical dipoles||Feb 19th 2014, 02:05||2||1,074||on 19/2/14|
|Tower interaction with vertical dipoles||W4DNR||on 19/2/14|
|I have a 145 foot Rohn 45 tower that has insulated guys, but the base is in concrete with no insulator. The tower is between my hamshack and the garage /driveway, so little opportunity for proper radials. I wonder if I could suspend a trap dipole vertically from 145 feet, 6 feet off the face of the tower .
The tower should be resonate below 160 meters, so would it absorb RF ?
How would you decouple a ground mounted tower ? With 1/4 wave wires near each leg and grounded at the bottom ?
Anyone tried such a scheme ?