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i dint think so since you never hear anything about it being done. just figured i would satisfy my curiosity.
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IMHO ground planes are bent down like that to make a better match to 50ohm cable - otherwise with them horizontal the impedance would be nearer 75ohms.
 

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Lowering the radials down from horizontal raises the impedance above 50ohms, when they are horizontal the impedance is generally lower than 50ohms.
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IMHO ground planes are bent down like that to make a better match to 50ohm cable - otherwise with them horizontal the impedance would be nearer 75ohms.
 
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