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Re: [TenTec] Horizontal loop for 80m

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Horizontal loop for 80m
From: Sinisa Hristov <shristov@ptt.yu>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2005 04:37:53 -0400
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Tommy wrote:
> Without looking it up again, I believe a dipole is supposed to be something
> like 2.71 dB gain over an isotropic, therefore its 14.7 dBi minus 2.71 dB
> for the gain over a dipole. However my dipole reference number may be off?

A half wave dipole has +2.15 dBi in free space.
Is the quoted +14.7 dBi also a free space value?


Sinisa  YT1NT, VE3EA
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