VE6JY - DON MOMAN
160 Meter Antenna system.
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- The 4 square array is up and operation.
Each tower of the 160 meter 4 square is about 30 Meters (100) feet) high with a " stinger "
mounted on top. The total height is about 40 Meters (132 feet). There is no loading.
The towers ar similar to a Delhi GN series - about 20 cm (8 inches) on a side. They are guyed with a UV
resistance cord to about 6 meter (20) feet above the ground. (to protect from rodents and fire). There is
about 10.6km ( 35,000 feet) of wire for ground radials.
Screw in achors are used for the achor points.
- Standard 1/2 wave dipoles strung between different towers provide
other options for the 160 Meter band. It appears that there are too close
to the ground to be effective.