aa4lr at atlnet.com
Thu Oct 26 14:10:40 EDT 2000
On 10/26/00 10:42, Hammond, Rob (EU-Pencoed) at Rob.Hammond at eu.sony.com
>I have an ATAS100 on the car & next door has a Huge garage with a metal roof
>( about 30ft x 25ft ) which is above the houses since we're on a slope.
>Does anyone think it's worth the effort installing the ATAS on the Roof (
>permission granted ) so I get Omni direction or is it not worth it as the
>antenna is so inefficient that I won't be heard on a band that's gonna be
>full of BIG signals ???
Go ahead and put it up. It's rarely the case where you have too many
antennas. It also gives you a vertical choice over your horizontal
>Also my sleep patterns allow for about 38-40 hours of operating if I can
>stay awake anyone got any ideas how I can stay awake & when should I really
>call it a night for a few hours & get some sleep ?
Here's a simple rule of thumb -- so long as you're still having fun, keep
Since you don't have much of an antenna for the low bands, the best time
for sleep is probably from around 5 hours after sunset to about an half
hour before sunrise.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: aa4lr at atlnet.com
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