Beverage antennas

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Beverage antennas

Postby weatherall » 29 Mar 2006, 05:35

What is a beverage antenna? I increasingly see references to them, and I did an image search on Google, but I don't understand what it is yet.


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Beverage Antennas

Postby Kendrick » 21 May 2006, 23:05

Beverage Antennas are several wavelength long wire antennas that point toward stations they are designed to receive. They are mounted low to the ground (typcially only 5 to 10 feet above ground) and are usually terminated in their characteristic impedance at the far end. They are useful only at frequecies below about 2.5 MHz.

See http://www.smeter.net/daily-facts/9/fact18.php

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