Top Loaded Vertical Antenna using 2 elevated radials


Sphere:
Diameter is 1 meter
Wire is stainless
Wire diameter is 1 mm

Loadingcoil:
Diameter is 51 mm
34 turns
Wire is silver
Diameter 1 mm (PTFE 1.5 mm)

Radial Tuning Coil:
Diameter is 60 mm
Wire diameter is 1.5 mm
Radials are 1 meter above GND






Top Load is a Sphere







Loading coil







Tuning coil for the radials







Coil for the 2 radials and the tapping point







The TLV antenna is mounted on a

Fiberglas - Teleskop - Mast

Height of mast is 8 meters

Basement is a wood cross

To fix the coil I am using a rubber

cord wound around the mast

Mounting time is aproxemitly 30 minutes

and result is a ufb DX antenna





Current distribution



Z = 20 up to 30 Ohms (3.5 MHz)




Matching Network








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