I agree, 40M beams play VERY WELL at 90 to 100 ft.
when sunspot activity is Medium to High.
I would hate to give up my 80M dipoles at 130 ft.
I wish they were at 160 ft !
As someone else said, EVERY CASE should be
judged on IT'S OWN MERITS which I would hope
would include accomodation for LOT SIZE.
Tom N4KG ... with 7 towers from 40 to 130 ft on 4 acres
in an unincorporated portion of my county
On Sun, 30 Jun 2002 email@example.com writes:
> I agree,
> 95 feet on the east coast (NY) would be a great height.
> We do very well in DX contests with a 2 element 40 at 70 feet.
> 95 would be even better!!
> 73, Ted K2QMF
> On Sun, 30 Jun 2002 14:55:20 EDT SavageBR@aol.com writes:
> > In a message dated 6/30/2002 1:49:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > > It would be inappropriate--and probably negative in impact,
> > > for out of state hams to comment on a NY legislative matter.
> > >
> > > However, if this law does, indeed, specify a 95 foot limit, it's
> > > gross mistake. Right now, PRB-1 allows an application for "the
> > > intended purpose." 95 feet is barely adequate for stacked
> > antennas
> > > on 10 and 15. It is sub-optimal on 20. It is inadequate for a
> > yagi
> > > unless your intended purpose is domestic communications. It is
> > inadequate
> > > for an 80 meter dipole, for international work, and it is
> > inadequate for a
> > > 160 meter vertical, for pete's sake.
> > >
> > You must live in a different world. Most of the Ham community
> > be quite
> > pleased with HF antennas allowed up to 95 ft.
> > Bruce
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