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Securing radials for vertical antenna-safe, environmentally friendly. Post 1830.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Here's a helpful tip from "therixsterinnj" on how to install a safe, "environmentally friendly" ground radial system for your HF vertical antenna. These suggestions are worth noting: "Please do not use metallic "garden staples" to secure radial wires to the top of the ground in a lawn. They may rust and become dangerous daggers that can seriously injure children or even adults. They can turn into projectiles if hit by a lawn mower. In this short video I show how easy it is to use wooden dowel material to do an even better job, which is much much safer. About $10 worth of wood dowel should do for 16 radials. You can attach several along the length of the radial if needed. 73" --------------------------------------------- Also, you may want to try a system of elevated radials to make sure your