How Much does a DB Cost?

Zack Widup w9sz at
Sat Jul 27 08:55:49 EDT 1996

>|On Jul 25, 12:35am, Charles H. Harpole wrote:
>|> Subject: Re: How Much does a DB Cost?
>|> DBs costs relate to the weather.  ...
>|                                                Work done in warm, sunny
>|conditions on the other hand add a negative DB factor ... I just don't
>|understand how anyone from Fla. can be heard on the bands.
>I think it's the hurricanes.  Winds over 70 knots during antenna raising
>boost the gain tremendously
>	/J

Maybe there are laws governing antenna performance not appreciated by us 
Black Hole residents. We don't get hurricanes here, so I've never been 
able to test that one.

To my knowledge I am the only person alive who has attempted to put up an 
antenna in a tornado, and it just came back down again.

Zack W9SZ

P.S. Have fun in IOTA contest!

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