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Re: [TowerTalk] Beam height suggestions wanted

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Beam height suggestions wanted
From: David O Hachadorian <>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 19:57:54 -0700
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On Mon, 2 Feb 2004 18:02:10 -0600 "Tom and Linda Hellem"
<> writes:
> Gentlemen:
> If you were going to put up monoband antennas for 10, 15, and 20 on 
> separate
> towers and they were going to be used primarily for domestic 
> contesting,
> what heights would you put them at? Any  input  would be very much
> appreciated.
> Tom K0SN
> Porterfield, WI

Five minutes with the program YT (comes with the arrl antenna
book), using arrival angle statistics for Iowa to USA,
produces the following results, assuming flat terrain:

10m - 45'
15m - 55'
20m - 70'

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ


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