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SWL wire antenea question

Posted: 19 Apr 2017, 22:20
by teddyt
just picked this old girl up today £30
Imageand have run a 25m garden wire down the garden and it works a treat, however would a thicker gauge steel wire
improve things?
and out of curiosity I am going to hook up a wire to my metal garden chain link fenceand the radio to see if it picks up

Re: SWL wire antenea question

Posted: 19 Apr 2017, 22:26
by Tigersaw
not really. A 12:1 balun would match the long wire better and improve things.