Learn how your comment data is processed. So, that said, here are the graphs for SWR going from 8 radials, to 24 radials. First - Gardener hitting your radial plate? Mounting the HF quarter-wave antenna at the top of a tall mast,. Below are some links to a number of the referenced write-ups on these mods, including pictures.
This is a 2-ways street, as 6M affects 15 as well. I have made a few contacts while mobile on 10m. IMO, using a tilt plate with a Butternut creates a complication that is more trouble than it is worth. Interesting that you said your house is lower than the back end of your property. The plan was to operate this as a no radial Verticle.
Subject of the new topic: One ham had a 9 year old kid put one together for him. Many guys end up removing the 6M wire after a number of years as they never use it and it just creates additional wind load. Some others have suggested that varying radial length would also tune the antenna. Its ground mounted with radials.
Thanks to it, I reached a deeper knowledge about my station equipment and above all I appreciated this auto-tuner performances. Contact the site with comments or questions. Series Presentations Space Weather Contact. Even the best conductive soil is a very poor conductor. The antenna is meant to be ground mounted, and it stands 31 feet tall. I had to do this to all bands and even saw off a few inches of the 40 meter portion to achieve resonance CAUTION - Hustler's documentation advises against doing this!