[CQ-Contest] Contest QTH, hilltop or seaside?

James Cain jamesdavidcain at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 11:56:48 EST 2015

The discussion of takeoff angles, Fresnel zones, "earth," and so on, was pretty well settled in 1903 by Dr John Ambrose Fleming FRS, in his "Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy."

Once you connect Fleming's "wave pressure" to "Alpha 77SX," all will be clear to you. 

Project Gutenberg has this fascinating book on line for free at


Jim Cain K1TN

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