160 Meter Wire Antennas



Center Frequency:		 1.840 Mhz	  5.43 Mhz 3rd Harmonic
Halfwave in space is:		267.39 feet	181.83 coax|219.26 twinlead
Quarterwave in space is:	133.70 feet	 90.91 coax|109.63 twinlead

Quarterwave Vertical is:	127.17 feet	149.74 foot ground radials
Five Eights wave Vertical is:	327.72 feet	127.17 foot ground plane
Three Quarter wave Vertical:	394.57 feet	63.59 foot eighthwave

Halfwave Dipole/Vertical is:	254.35 feet	127.17 one side.
Halfwave Reflector is:		267.07 feet	242.90 for Director
Low Mount Halfwave is:		248.91 feet	124.46 one side.
Halfwave Folded Dipole is:	251.09 feet	125.54 one side.
Halfwave Inverted V is:		263.59 feet	131.79 one side.
Colinear Array is:		521.74 feet	260.87 one side.
Extended Double Zepp is:	655.43 feet	327.72 one side.

Fullwave Quad Loop is:		554.35 feet	138.59 one side.
Reflector|Director:		582.07|529.40	145.52|132.35 one side.
Fullwave Delta Loop is:		554.35 feet	184.78 one side.
Reflector|Director:		582.07|529.40	194.02|176.47 one side.

Waves 1: 521.74 |1.5: 789.13 |2:1056.52 |2.5:1323.91 |3:1591.30 |4 :2126.09
Waves 5:2660.87 |6.0:3195.65 |7:3730.43 |8.0:4265.22 |9:4800.00 |10:5334.78

                   Note: 10 waves is well over a mile long.

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