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Re: Topband: BOG questions

Subject: Re: Topband: BOG questions
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 09:52:58 -0700
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The losses are so high on a BOG that it is unlikely that more than
350 feet would be useful.

Rick N6RK

On 10/19/2010 4:57 AM, Pete Smith wrote:
> I'm thinking of a BOG for this season's RX antenna, after becoming
> thoroughly disillusioned with my K9AY loop experiments.  Problem is, I
> can only get about 350 feet on the right azimuth (to Europe) and to
> continue to a full 580 feet or so, I would need to do a 20-degree dogleg
> to the right.  I'm wondering if anyone out there who has NEC-4 can
> advise on how this would affect the pattern and the terminating
> resistance.  My NEC-2 won't handle it, of course.
UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK

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