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Re: [TowerTalk] step away from stepIR

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] step away from stepIR
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 13:13:48 -0700
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On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:00:18 -0400, "Tom Rauch" <>

>It isn't how an antenna really works that matters. The only 
>thing that really matters is how we feel about it.
>I've worked VK several times from my mobile on 160, and even 
>Europe on SSB 160. I've worked VK3IM while he was mobile a 
>dozen times or more on 160. In all cases antenna efficiency 
>was less than 1% and power less than 400W, only 100W for the 
>VK3 who used to work me.

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Spot on, as they say.

SteppIR is becoming a religion, much like Collins.

Bill W6WRT

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