LF: long wire antennas

Andre' Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 07:54:29 -0400

Rik Strobbe wrote:

> I think the main (and maybe only reason) to use long and low horizontal
> wires on 136kHz is an attempt to produce a strong skywave signal for 'DX'.
> So it would be worth not only to compare the perforance of these antennas
> (versus the more classic short verticals) on a transmitter only 500 ...
> 800km away but also a 'real DX' in the 2000 ... 3000km range.
> 73, Rik
> Rik Strobbe  ON7YD
> rik.strobbe@fys.kuleuven.ac.be
> Villadreef 14  B-3128 Baal  BELGIUM   (JO20IX)