I've put up a "random" length long wire antenna for HF in my yard at about 124ish feet about 15' off the ground. I got this length from an online resource. Here's my questions:
How does the anchor loop on each of the wire affect the length? Do I need to account for/add 6"ish of extra line to the measurement for each loop?
Because of the size of my property, power lines and tree I chose to run the wire from one end, bend at a 90 and end at the far corner. Basically this looks like an L or 1/2 of a square from above. Does the bend in the line negatively affect or negate the radiation of the signal? Would it be better to run a shorter line diagonal from point A -> C skipping the corner at point B?