[time-nuts] WWVB antennas

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 16:29:43 EST 2014


And I am on the east coast close to John with a 10' square loop 150' from
the house and other things not that at 60 Khz thats much. It has more gain
then a circular loop with a preamp at the antenna. It kicks the butt over
my small loop.
Regards
Paul
WB8TSL


On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Robert Roehrig <k9eui at yahoo.com> wrote:

> John Forster said:
>
> "WWVB is hard to detect w/ a 3-foot diameter HP shielded loop w/ integral
> preamp & 2 stages of mechanical filters. (HP 117A). The other half of the
> time it was undetectable. Paul S uses a loop that is much larger."
>
> I am near Chicago and I have 2 60 kHz antennas. One is a ferrite
> rod type and the other a 5  foot diameter loop. Both are tuned
> and feed identical 2 transistor preamp. The loop does work better.
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