I use a R7 about 4' off a 100 X 100 steel roof and operate a fair amount of
QRP DX with good results.
At 100 watts I work most of what i hear....... with patience
From: T93m@aol.com <T93m@aol.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
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Date: Monday, March 12, 2001 7:00 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Why does Cushcraft R7 work so well without radials?
>In a message dated 3/12/01 6:44:37 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> How do you think the R6000 or R8 would perform over a steel roof. The
> the antenna would be about 2 to 3 feet above the roof.
>It's too low and antenna would not match. Probably will shift down due the
>coupling of those 49 inches radials to big ground plain. It will work at 8
>feet and up and but cannot say for sure, I did not try....
> 73's Danny T93M
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