TAN (angle) = Height / Distance = 1100 / 1.5 X 5280
= 1100 / 7940
The Angle = 7.9 degrees
(per my college slide rule...can't find my calculator!)
Above 7.9 degrees, NO PROBLEM.
Below 7.9 degrees, your signal will be scattered and/or reflected upward.
de Tom N4KG
On Sun, 19 Jul 1998 07:45:16 +0100 Mike <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Here is a good one for the masses.
>I have to the north of me about 1.5 miles a hill of about 1100 feet
>this going to effect radiation angle?
>We wont mention the 5000 foot mountains to the northeast and east of
>they are much farther away.
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