>> Finally, remember that anything within a boom's length of a log will
>> everything. I put a 40-2CD above it and varied the separation distance
>> until the log's SWR was okay.
> Of course, the fact that the SWR went down tells you absolutely nothing
> about the resulting pattern/gain. Assuming Murphy's Law remains
> applicable, you could have lovely SWRs and lousy patterns on *both*
> 73, Pete Smith N4ZR
Is the simplest (although subjective) way to check the pattern(s) to log
onto a Net (during stable conditions) where there are stations at various
points on the compass and get some reports and chart them?
73, DavidC AA1FA
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