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RE: [BULK] - RE: [TowerTalk] elevated short vertical dipole orquarterwav

To: 'Jim Lux' <>,,'TowerTalk' <>
Subject: RE: [BULK] - RE: [TowerTalk] elevated short vertical dipole orquarterwave monopole?
From: Steve Katz <>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2004 16:11:10 -0800
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> You don't understand.. the 1000 foot tower (300 meters, actually) is to 
> hold up my HDTV over the air antenna so I can receive signals from Mt. 
> Wilson (some 20 mi to the East).  There just happens to be a hill in the 
> way that I have to look over.
> I'm just glad that I can get dual use from the tower. Just slide that 200 
> foot vertical dipole on the top next to the HDTV panel.
> It's an OTARD, after all...
> ::Recent experiments locally with HDTV reception are steering my belief
> that it's a lot less critical than analog TV reception.  The signal's
> either there and perfect, or it's not there.  Unlike analog, where you can
> get ghosting, fluttering, fading and all sorts of odd effects.  However, I
> still want a 1000 foot tower, so when you're finished with yours, let me
> give you directions to deliver it over here....I have a hill in the way of
> Mt. Wilson also.  -WB2WIK/6

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