Thursday, November 29, 2018

RF Ground and Ground Planes-Ham Radio Q and A. Post 1695.


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An uncomplicated, straight forward explanation of RF Ground and Ground Planes from KB9VBR Antennas.  According to KB9VBR, "The purpose of the RF Ground is to act as a reflector.  It doesn't radiate RF energy, but instead interacts with the antenna radiating element by mirroring and reflecting that energy, creating a predictable RF radiation pattern..."

A good, basic discussion that can be used at club meetings or for instructional purposes for those seeking an amateur radio license.

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