I always heard "When the horse is dead, get off!".
At 01:34 PM 4/6/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Do you think I could fit this in my 100x150 lot and still get a permit??
>Sound like the bands must have been dead today, or you've got way tooooo
>much time on your hands :)
>At 10:48 AM 4/6/97 -0400, L. B. Cebik wrote:
>>With all the discussion of falling 2000' towers, I got curious, just in
>>case someone was planning to pick all the pieces and put one in the back
>>A 40-meter vertical dipole atop a 2000' tower will have a gain of abut
>>7.55 dBi with lobes at 1, 3, 5, etc. degrees.
>>Do not place your 20 meter Yagi at 2000'. Try somewhere between 1740 and
>>1860' feet instead. Here is a little chart of models every 40' down from
>>2000 for a 3-element Yagi with a free space gain of about 8.1 dBi:
>>Height Gain Take-off angle
>>2000 12.65 23 degrees
>>1900 13.65 10
>>1860 13.77 7
>>1820 13.87 6
>>1780 13.89 5
>>1740 13.97 4
>>1700 13.84 3
>>Pick your angle and your gain, and only buy as much scrap tower as needed.
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