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
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
> 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.
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