Jef - N5JEF
The three foot firestick will perform as a receiving antenna almost exactly the same as any three foot length of wire. A three foot length of wire without a ground plan will be most sensitive somewhere in the VHF region, depending on impedance matching.
Perhaps for further enlightenment:
- Jef N5JEF
On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 9:25 AM Joshua - KK6VHH <besneatte@...> wrote:
it's called a fire stick... about 3 foot long fiberglass pole with a considerable amount of wire wrapped around it and a spring base... like you see on 4x4s