On Sat, 22 Jun 2002 "Guy Olinger, K2AV" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> You would do considerably better on 18 MHz to just cut an 18 MHz
> dipole and string it 20 feet up in the air. Signals are quite strong
> on 17 meters.
At 20 ft, MOST of the radiated energy will pass into outer space.
As most readers of TowerTalk know, I strongly recommend 40 ft
as the minimum height for effective coverage of the upper angles
supported by the ionosphere on the High Bands (20 through 10 M).
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