LF: De-tuned antenna]
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 07:51:50 -0400
Mike Dennison wrote:
> K0HTF wrote:
> > I have a 1 watt beacon operating on 175 KHz. and will be putting up
> > a new antenna this autumn. My efforts must be modest since our lot is a
> > rather conventional 50 X 150'.
> This is not very modest by UK standards. My garden is 35 x 90'
> and I can still put up a useful antenna for 136kHz. It requires some
> ingenuity - I am using a loading coil at the top of the mast, for
> instance - but I am not the only G to put out an LF signal from a
> small garden. The real secret is height - if you get to 50 feet plus it
> will work well.
> Mike, G3XDV (IO91VT)