[CQ-Contest] [YCCC] Visalia 2009 Presentation on web site

Mark Beckwith n5ot at n5ot.com
Thu Apr 30 05:38:51 PDT 2009

Thanks Randy, Dean.  This I think probably explains why KL7s are so bloody 
loud down here with only low yagis.  I guess I'll have to run the numbers 
and look at the images  :)

Mark, N5OT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy Thompson K5ZD" <k5zd at charter.net>
To: "'RDStraw'" <n6bv at arrl.net>; "'NCCC'" <nccc at contesting.com>
Cc: "'YCCC Reflector'" <yccc at yccc.org>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] [YCCC] Visalia 2009 Presentation on web site

> This is an excellent presentation and worth some study.  The examples
> showing how signal coverage change as you move from low to high to stacked
> Yagis is quite interesting.
> When comparing stacks to single antennas, you often see little or no
> difference.  Yet over the course of a contest, they make a big difference 
> in
> the score.  Dean's presentation does a lot to explain/demonstrate why that
> can be.
> Thanks to Dean for his years of work on this topic and for his willingness
> to share his presentation for those of us who couldn't make Visalia.
> Randy, K5ZD
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: yccc-bounces at contesting.com
>> [mailto:yccc-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of RDStraw
>> Sent: Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:49 PM
>> To: NCCC
>> Cc: YCCC Reflector
>> Subject: [YCCC] Visalia 2009 Presentation on web site
>> Contesters:
>> The pdf of my presentation "Contest Antennas. DX or Domestic,
>> What's Your Pleasure?" at the 2009 International DX
>> Convention in Visalia last weekend is now on OH6BG's web site
>> (thanks, Jari):
>> http://www.voacap.com/
>> Scroll down to subtitle: "3. VOACAP-related Papers".
>> 73, Dean, N6BV
>> n6bv at arrl.net
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