The human body acts a bit like a ground, which the above examples tell us will increase the signal.
On November 16, 2019 at 20:31, Mac Burks (39) said...
I have found it to work better the other way around.
I take it you mean connecting one lead to a ground and the other lead to the hot conductor inside a coaxial cable. I don't see why that would work better and it's been my experience that it doesn't. As they say, YMMV.