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DIY Short Vertical Wire Loaded Antenna: Using 20 Ohm Resister to Widen Q

Is using a resistor like this done ? Occasionally (the best known example is probably the terminated folded dipole, which places the resistor at a point that has zero current at frequencies where the ...
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DIY Short Vertical Wire Loaded Antenna: Using 20 Ohm Resister to Widen Q

Great work so far! It's reasonable to add a resistor to increase the bandwidth - if you're not using a tuner, so you need it to work in various situations and across the band, then it's your only real ...
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Using threaded rod for VHF radials

I was about to say it would have no impact - In my experience thread has no effect. I've used threaded rod all over antennas though not usually for the whole element. But scratching a bit found this ...
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