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[TowerTalk] HF beam against the wind.

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Subject: [TowerTalk] HF beam against the wind.
From: (Stan Griffiths)
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 1997 20:42:33 -0800 (PST)
>I meant to analogize a "wind direction indicator" or weather vane, to the
>beam antenna.  If a weather vane turns into the wind, it is because that
>is the position of least pressure on its parts.
>Likewise, does it not follow that if a free-wheeling beam antenna turns in
>a specific direction, that fact is because that is the position of
>least pressure on its parts?
>Otherwise, what explains the fact that a free-wheeling beam will, i say,
>WILL, turn into a specific position relative to the wind?
>Is ole fashioned reason failing me here, again???
>de K4VUD

Yep.  It failed you.


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