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[TowerTalk] Antenna Peformance

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna Peformance
From: (Stan Griffiths)
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 1998 15:38:05 -0800 (PST)
>In a message dated 98-02-14 00:12:47 EST, writes:
><< Well, off the top of my head, you are claiming greater than  12.75db over
> the other station. >>
>Not true, I routinely have bumped other high power stations using QRP or low
>power.  A good location is good for as much as 10 dB in my opinion.  Paul,

Who says the winner in any pileup is the loudest signal?  Timing your call
is at LEAST as important as being 10 dB louder than the next guy.
Sometimes, I would deliberately take weaker callers just to confound the
guns . . .

I wouldn't work W2NQ no matter HOW loud he was.


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