On Tue, 02 Jun 2009 09:14:03 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
>That's a very flawed comment. Reception is a function of signal-to-
>noise ratio, not absolute gain. People can hear great with all sorts
>of receiving antennas (small loops, beverages, etc) that make horrible
>transmitting antennas. I'll take Steve's actual field tests over your
>anecdotal reception reports any day.
I strongly agree, Dave. Steve and Ward did very careful measurements of
these antennas in a well controlled test setup. My Beverages hear very
well too, but they'd make lousy transmit antennas.
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