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Subject: [TowerTalk] Figuring Noon
From: (Rick Mainhart)
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 1997 21:08:04 -0400
Sure ... however, satellite and moonbounce usually require asimuth and
elevation rotors ... and I'm pretty sure it's possible to do 20 meter
moonbounce, but haven't heard it being done!

Point is, most of the discussion is on heavy hf antennas for dxing ...
and even with stacking, the horizontal lobe is ... well ... fat. My
comments stand ... and my confusion remains.


Rick, WB3EXR

On Thu, 03 Jul 1997 15:37:21 +0900 Tom Osborne <>
>Rick Mainhart wrote:
>> You know ... I get confused with this obsession with absolute 
>> in pointing antennas with a 10-50 degree wide (-3dB) main lobe. What 
>am I
>> missing, other than the fun of calculating, calibrating, 
>> recalibrating ... and so on?
>Hi Rick.  I think it probably is not so important if we are trying to 
>work someone in EU. or JA land, but if you are trying to bounce a 
>off the moon, or work a distant satelite, it's pretty important you 
>where your pointing. 73
>Tom W7WHY

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