|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] Take off angles, VOACAP, etc|
|From:||Bill Tippett <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 17 Oct 2004 16:31:41 -0400|
>That's when you start to understand how higher angles are going to help you work the next layer of signals in a contest.
High angles predominate in the latter 2/3's of most openings I've seen on 10 meters. The lower angles of my 3-stack typically becomes too low after the band fully opens when the lower 2 take over. After about 17-18z, the lower antenna alone takes over.
http://users.vnet.net/btippett/terrain_&_toa's.htm (2nd graph)
73, Bill W4ZV
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