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Old 10-08-2012, 21:37   #2
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I'm pretty certain it's intended to hang free. If you coil it up, you'll reduce the receiver's sensitivity in a big way. 30" is about a quarter wavelength at 72 MHz, so it's likely 'tuned' for the frequency.

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