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RE: The antenna

Schumann frequency varies constantly. Time of day? Local Thunderstorm? Sunspot / Flare activity? All cause shifts in the shape / size of the Ionosphere which shifts the frequency.

Nailing it down to a SINGLE frequency would necessarily be some kind of a local average, maybe, but certainly difficult to match even hourly.


Pictured antenna appears to be 28" in diameter. This is about 88" per 'lap'. 10 winds would be about 75 FEET of wire.
Wire pictured appears no heavier than 20 or 22 ga.

Would it help to FLAT wind? bunch up as in the photo?

MAJOR SQUARES = 1" ? If i read that correctly, the antenna pictured is only about 5 1/2" in diameter and makes it MUCH easier to fabricate. The big version I speculated on above, would work hung behind a wall hanging of some sort! But should be up high enough.


Too much is never enough



Edits: 05/14/15 05/14/15

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