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Title: Qrz.com Feed-Bleeding off static from a vertical
Post by: Feed Robot on January 12, 2018, 04:59:36 AM
Bleeding off static from a vertical

I read an article about the downside of the Hustler series verticals (5BTV, etc.) in that they don't have a way to bleed off static from wind loading.  I'm new to the vertical world and didn't know this was one reason that some verticals are noisy.  I also have a telescoping whip (17') on a Wolf River coil on a portable base--I suppose this may also be susceptible.



I read a few different techniques about placing resistors in line, etc., but I didn't get a handle for any specific technique,...



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