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[TowerTalk] Re: Antenna Height and Signal Strength

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: Antenna Height and Signal Strength
From: gehring@Alaska.NET (Steve Gehring / KL7DC)
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 1998 15:00:13 -0800
Hi all,

Some famous DX'er once said, "the ionosphere is a great leveler of
signals."  This really rings true here above the 60th parallel, where it
doesn't take much to wipe out propagation.  Yes, that long boom mono-bander
or stack doesn't hurt, either.  Did I mention what antenna I want for my
birthday... some year? 
By the way, KL7HF is situated on a mountainside, where propagation is
enhanced in directions sloping off the mountain.  The only downside is that
prop stinks in those directions where the Chugach Mountains are in the way.
 Location is a factor! 

73 de Steve, KL7DC

At 03:11 PM 2/16/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I also agree with Rod's (N5HV) last paragraph and this information seems 
>to prove yet another facit of:
>            BY Dr R. F. E. Missions, PHD, Deep Space Communications
>"No matter what height antenna(s) are placed, they are always optimized
>in the proper configuration to communicate with SOMEONE SOMEWHERE!!!"
>73, John K1RC   ;-)
>>> Subject:        Re: [TowerTalk] Antenna Peformance
>>>I agree completely with KL7HF.  Antenna height, under the right propagation
>>>conditions can make an incredible difference.  Anyone who has played with
>>>antenna height at a particular time and particular distance by raising or
>>>lowering his crank-up tower can certainly confirm this.
>>>Rod, N5HV
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