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[TowerTalk] Are higher HF antenna's really better?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Are higher HF antenna's really better?
From: (Bill Coleman)
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 16:21:57 -0500
On 1/10/02 2:11 PM, Pete Smith at wrote:

>Dave, look at W3LPL, KC1XX et al, with 200-foot-high yagis on 20 and 15,
>and ask yourself whether people who build stations like that would waste
>their money if one wavelength high was enough.

But these guys don't just put one antenna on these high towers. They load 
them up with yagis all driven in a stack.

I'm sure these guys rarely find conditions where a SINGLE yagi above 1.5 
wavelengths is outmatched by a SINGLE yagi higher in the stack.

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