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Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2010 07:50:37 -0500
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On 1/22/2010 8:29 PM, Ron Bowman wrote:
> Hello All!
> I have relocated to central Virginia (Richmond), and am in the process
> of closing on a home in the country. With 2.5 acres and lots of tall
> trees I will be busy planting antennae in the spring. My question: Is
> there any software out there that will allow me to input the locations
> of said trees to determine bearings of the wires and consequently
> radiation directions. I was thinking about using the GPS for position
> and elevation. I guess I could use a grid pad but it seems like a lot
> of work. I would like to be able to look at potential arrays or
> individual antennae for different bands or directions. Of course there
> will be a tower/yagi planted in the future but I do so enjoy nurturing
> wire antennae. I look forward to many interesting replies.
> 72
> Ron W8VZM
> Amelia, VA
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