If I recall, measurements are made with an un-terminated OR a shorted load...
and you make your calculations based on the assumption that ALL the forward
power gets reflected back. Apparently, what doesn't come back is what's lost.
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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