Reasons are not known. Likely a safety issue. See many rigs with the tip secured over in an arc. Be interesting to do an antenna performance analysis with up v. looped over. But the formal, larger events require a tech inspection to proceed and a 102 will get the no go. I can imagine a long tip swinging to and fro potentially injuring obstacle spectators, more so on a tight trail. But I don't make the rules.
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