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[TowerTalk] High or Low

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Subject: [TowerTalk] High or Low
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 14:46:06 -0400
At 11:45 AM 10/19/01 -0500, Tom Martin wrote:
>If you have a three element 10 meter beam and you can put it at 80 feet
>or side mount it at anywhere from 40-60 feet, where would you put it for
>DX operation and not SS?

The way to answer this is to get a copy of YT (free with the ARRL Antenna
Book) and try superimposing the arrival angles from various DX locations on
the actual patterns at various heights over YOUR terrain.  Anything else is
just arm-waving, because the foreground terrain, destinations of interest,
and your QTH's location relative to those targets all come into play.  

73, Pete N4ZR

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