> there for
> conditions that I describe as in the "Mental Telepathy" mode (tho, in
> truth, at 1KW , you are into the "DO IT YOURSELF BAND OPENING." To
> each his own, but do you really need to subsidize the nearest POWER
> COMPANY, or have them put a sub-station in yiour backyard for a
> handfull of contacts?
Two or three extra dB does not require a substation when you do it
with an amplifier, let alone less feedline loss.
As for QRP, I have a different philosophy.
I'm impressed by any station who can hear weak signals, but not by
people who create them.73, Tom W8JI