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Re: [TenTec] New and Improved Terminology/Gnded tip on whip ant.

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] New and Improved Terminology/Gnded tip on whip ant.
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@weather.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:39:48 -0600
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Yup the technique was known, it just wasn't called "NVIS." Its not the 
technique we are hunting, its who adopted and claimed to have invented 
that name.

73, Jerry, K0CQ

On 12/31/2010 3:33 PM, Bill Harris wrote:
> wb2vuf's  comments remind me of an article in CQ, early fifties (I believe) 
> The author pulled his 75 meter whip antenna over and grounded the tip on the 
> front bumper.  The picture of the car was on the front cover;  A Studebaker 
> convertible.  If my memory serves me right, the author said it increased his 
> signal approximately 6 db.
> This article was before the Korean Police Action.  During the"PA", the Army 
> did utilize  pulled over whip antennas on their communication trucks;  A 
> deuce and a half with an HU17 com/hut on back,  pulling a trailed AC 
> generator.  Mobile rig was a BC-610 xmtr.&  a BC312(?) Worked great for short 
> skip.
> There may be a few of you who still have a copy of that CQ issue. I'm still 
> looking for mine.
> Happy New Year ya all.
> BillHarris/w7kxb
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