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Old 04-30-2016, 12:49 AM
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you might want to try a marconi antenna
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marconi_antenna
the earth is your ground (with a ground rod) and you put up a 1/4 wavelength vertical over the ground rod
I am pretty sure this gets you the best ground wave signal
depending on your frequency, this may or may not be very possible

for lower frequencies I have used a kite to pull up 135 ? foot of wire vertically (was 1.25 wavelengths on 40M minus velocity factor corrections)
worked better than any antenna I have ever used
but not much wind where I live now, so I have not played with it in a while
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