I agree... for stuff I need to work (not E or relatively short F, most
of which I've worked ) my antenna at 150 almost always beat the antenna
at 50'. Remember, this is DXing generally, not contesting where,
depending on location, a lower antenna may fill the logbook faster.
> In a message dated 10/17/01 9:46:48 AM Central Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Since the original question concerned a move from 50 to 100 feet, in my
> experience a single 10 Meter antenna at 100 feet is almost always too
> high to do much good.
> Welllll, I think it also makes a difference where you are. Here in Northern
> Minnesota I have a C31XR (7 el on 10) at 110', and a C4 (3 with 2 drivers on
> 10) at 55'. The high antenna seldom if ever is below the low one on 10.
> Admittedly, it is a killer antenna on 10, one that actually allows me,
> running 1500 watts, to often beat out stations on the east coast running 100
> watts to a tribander at 30'. :-)
> John, N0IJ
> Duluth, MN
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