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In this video from Dave Tadlock (KG0ZZ), we get a step-by-step tutorial on how to design, build, and use a 10 meter ground plane antenna. The antenna can be supported on a mast using a simple counterpoise as the ground plane or as a ground-mounted vertical employing a ground radial system. In my experience, mounting the antenna at a height of approximately 1/2 wavelength (16.5 feet/5/03 meters) above ground level,along with a simple counterpoise or drooping radial system will give better performance than leaving the antenna mounted close to the ground.
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