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National Contest Journal MAR/APR 2004,  Maximum-Gain Radial Ground Systems for Vertical Antennas  

73 Magazine page 42, Jan 1964, Well grounded by Richard K4ZGM

December 1976 issue of QST  Ground Radial research by John Stanley, K4ERO


ARRL Antenna Book 20th edition chapter 3, pages 3-10

QST March 2010 pages 30-33

QST August 1998 page 35 Vertical antenna systems

IRE now IEEE June 1937 page 753 Ground systems in antenna efficiency

QEX May/June 2010 Letters to the editor section

Lots of K3LC info in On4UN’s “Low Band DX’ing

Al Christman K3LC has written many articles  on this subject over the years, in QST, QEX etc.

QEX September/October 2011,  Differences of radials on ground or buried no more than one inch underground article

Broadcasting, IEEE Transactions  Vol: 39 , Issue: 2  1993 , Page(s): 249 – 254 Using elevated radials in conjunction with deteriorated buried-radial ground systems

QEX Jan/Feb 2009 pages 21/25 Ground system experiments for verticals

QEX Jan/Feb 2009 pages 48-52

QEX March/April 2009 pages 29-32

QEX May/June 2009 pages 38-42

QEX July/August 2009 pages 15-17

QEX Nov/Dec 2009 pages 19-24

QEX Jan/Feb 2010 pages 18-19

K1TTT technical reference on ground radials



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 NEW LINKS:  RF ground performance tips  Diameter of radials in verticals  Valcom RF ground screen’s-Ham-Radio-Page/Radial_Project/Radial.htm