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From: (Gianni Biancofiore)
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 1997 18:26:07 +0200
At 07.10 27/04/97 -0600, K7SX  wrote:
>What is considered optimum height above ground for a tribander?  I know it
>is affected by surrounding terrain, but assuming flat level surroundings,
>and that the antenna will see the ground as ground, and not some rooftop,
>whats the best height?
>               Is there any consensus on this, Ive heard 80 ft , 105 ft, and 
> just plain 
>the higher the better.
> It seems to me that there must be sone   "node"  height   that has
>demonstrated itself as beeing the most desireable within practicle limits.
And what about if you are not so lucky not to have a flat surroundingss below
your antennas but a nice TALL, FOLIAGE-FULL pine-tree forest about 17 ft
below a Mosley PRO 67/b up on a tower 70 ft high ??? :-((
Gianni  IK5RQL

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