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[TowerTalk] Is it worth it to move 2El Quad from 50ft to 100ft?????

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Is it worth it to move 2El Quad from 50ft to 100ft?????
From: (Mel Martin)
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 12:52:42 -0400
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. wrote:
> In a message dated 10/17/01 9:46:48 AM Central Daylight Time,
> writes:
> <<
>  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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