Instead of the 3.5MW diesel one could use one of these and 'The Rod of God'
whip for interesting results... especially a 'one pill BIG one' would
produce some nice 'dead key' signals.
At 09:15 2003-11-01 , you wrote:
>At 01:33 AM 11/1/2003, Tim Makins, EI8IC wrote:
>>I wonder if some radio club has ever borrowed HAARP for a weekend, and put
>>it on the Ham bands ? I've occasionally heard of Hams doing this with other
>>big antennas, such as broadcast rhombics and curtains, and the huge 990'
>>dish at Arecibo.
>Here is a guess--
>1) Probably harder to do with an array controlled by the military than
>by an array controlled by a university.
>2) Each element of the array is driven by its own TX--probably difficult
>to configure so that an external TX would feed it.
>3) The array is designed to transmit upwards rather than at the
>4) Power for the array transmitters and presumably for the incidental
>steering equipment is provided by a 3.5 MW diesel generator run
>by an engine from a railroad locomotive. Don't know the fuel
>consumption but know I can't afford it! ;-)
>Again, just an educated guess.
>See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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