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Topband: salt the ground?

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Subject: Topband: salt the ground?
From: (John K9UWA)
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 12:38:30 -0500
Subject:                Re: Topband: salt the ground?
From:                   Richard <>
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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 it the program
that is wrong or what?......
John k9uwa

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