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[TowerTalk] Antenna Peformance

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna Peformance
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 12:43:56
At 12:10 PM 2/13/98 -0800, K4SB wrote:
>> This probably explains why at times my 5 watt station
>> beats out one of the local stations running 100 watts.
>> Both stations have 3 elem tri-banders. Mine at 64 feet, and
>> his at 48 feet.
>Well, off the top of my head, you are claiming greater than  12.75db over
>the other station.
>You need to get with your buddy and see what's wrong with his antenna. A
>beam it isn't.

Take a look at the vertical patterns of a couple of tribanders at 64 and 48
feet, on various bands.  I'll bet you'll find several take-off angles at
which the difference between the two is at least that much.

73, Pete Smith N4ZR 

"That's WEST Virginia.  Thanks and 73"

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