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Engineer999. While it might seem like a good idea to connect your antenna to the building ground wire, my experience has been that for those vertical antennas which are designed to operate without radials it makes little or no difference what the ground is connected to. You also should consider that if you are in a multi-tenanted building where you aren't ...


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It may be great, it may not... that's definitely an empirical question due to the many factors: how much of the xmit current on the ground leg will be parallel and next to your vertical? this could cause destructive interference and make the antenna pattern more directional. are there other currents on the ground that will make their way into your antenna ...


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