[CQ-Contest] 4-square dump power into horizontal dipole

Stan Stockton stan at aqity.com
Thu Apr 30 09:44:16 PDT 2009

Here we go....Or use the dump power to drive another amplifier - as long 
as you stay under 1500W total :-)

Stan, K5GO

> You might be very surprised to see what 15 W (1% of 1500 W) can do 
> into a
> good horizontal dipole. It certainly makes local stations aware that 
> you're
> on frequency when they otherwise might not hear you well on the 
> low-angle
> Four Square, which has a deep null in the vertical-elevation pattern
> directly overhead.
> 73, Dean, N6BV

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