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I think that what Radio Joe is proposing is connecting the capacitance of the antenna in parallel with the loading coil, instead of in series. There is nothing wrong with this proposal in principle, but it presents considerable practical problems. The major problem is that the transmitter has to have a high-voltage output.
The function of a loading coil connected in series to the antenna capacitance is to supply high RF voltage to the antenna. At resonance, the voltage across the loading coil is quite high. For the parallel configuration to work, the RF voltage at the transmitter output has to be high. It is possible to design a transmitter with high voltage output, but the circuit required is a specialized design. I had discussed my experiments with a vacuum tube Part 15 AM transmitter circuit that produces a high output voltage on: