Subject: Re: Topband: salt the ground?
From: Richard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>, " topband" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date sent: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 06:19:59 -0700
> / Howard -- Water has a dielectric constant of c. 79 whether it is
> salted or pure, so for RF purposes, a freshwater marsh conducts as well as
> a saltwater marsh.
> - R. L. Measures, a.k.a. Rich..., 805.386.3734,AG6K,
Question then as to why in AO-6 program that a vertical exibits lower
take off angle as well as greater gain using 81,5000 Salt Water vs 80,1
for fresh water?.....It is a Nec2 based program I believe.....is it the program
that is wrong or what?......
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