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    It's that, a minor zap that I can sometimes hear....

    It's that, a minor zap that I can sometimes hear. Nothing as strong as making my muscles contract.

    I've always thought it was static electricity (and still think so during winter), but it's very...
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    The duct work is all within the unit, each unit...

    The duct work is all within the unit, each unit has it's own AC so nothing leads back to a centralized AHU or boiler.


    It's like a walking around the house w/ socks across carpet and touching...
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    Let me try to find this in my grounding and...

    Let me try to find this in my grounding and bonding book from ARRL, but I've also had other people tell me it's not the same thing, though I could be wrong.

    If I could use it and it were safe, I'd...
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    So, your saying it just needs to be a large piece...

    So, your saying it just needs to be a large piece of metal? Basically everything in my unit is it's own little island. All incoming and outgoing are pvc of some sort.

    If that's the case, I do have...
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    Bonding ... grounding in a high-rise

    Hope this is the right forum to place this post.

    As I'm trying to get a better understanding of grounding and bonding, this is the first step I've been working on. I have several components to my...
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    The building directly in front of me is certainly...

    The building directly in front of me is certainly less that 250' away, more like 100'. To each side there is a building next to, but not blocking the horizons. So the sides are still open to the...
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    Nothing personal, but it ought to be obvious I...

    Nothing personal, but it ought to be obvious I don't understand antenna theory, nor claim to, and hence my reasoning for being here. No need for attacks.

    I will explain the two options I'm working...
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    I should clarify my current setup a bit. I have a...

    I should clarify my current setup a bit. I have a Chameleon Antenna using a portable base (CHA Hybrid-Mini) with the mil whip extension. I've tried running ground planes from the base to the railing,...
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    How to put a dipole in a high-rise?

    I'm having issues getting a signal out. I can send CW at 100 watts and wouldn't be able to find my call on the reverse beacon network. I hear signals close to me, strong, but I can't seem to get a...
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    Isn't that a good thing? I mean, isn't that the...

    Isn't that a good thing? I mean, isn't that the purpose of the radials, to make a plane so that the radiated RF would be a bit more directional and not come back into the units where and, if I didn't...
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    Today I spent some risky time w/ the antenna...

    Today I spent some risky time w/ the antenna during day-light hours (non-stealth mode), trying to tune the radial, and took some photos of the current setup. These might help in understanding what...
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    Weak Signal Due to Antenna Location?

    Hi all, hope this is the right spot for this.

    I live on the 10th floor of a 30 floor high-rise building which is all concrete and I'm sure lots of rebar in it. So a little more than 100 ft. up....
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    looking for similar to MFJ 1622

    Always been wanting to get on HF. I've been searching for a while and trying many antennas and have finally found an antenna that allows me to get on HF in the location I am in. I live in on the 9th...
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