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Re: Topband: Forestry Effect on Antennas and Radials

To: "W2RU - Bud Hippisley" <>, "Charles Moizeau" <>
Subject: Re: Topband: Forestry Effect on Antennas and Radials
From: "Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 07:09:18 -0400
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On 3rd July, Charles wrote:

"... Two questions: 1)  Would the antenna, 500 feet long, still be
reasonably effective at that height? 2)  Would it be able to receive an
adequate signal in the described woods?"



Consider yourself supremely blessed that you even HAVE such options at your

So very many aspirants to Top Band glory are forcibly confined to property
limits imposed upon them by the suburban environment in which they live.
More than a few would GLADLY be confronted by the choices as are presently
confronting you...

My advice...? Like the athletics commercial, "...JUST DO IT!" So very many
others on the band can only wish that they could...

~73~ de Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ

UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK

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