Wed, 19 Jul 2000 20:22:30 EDT
> 1-2 db, while perceptable, isn't
> likely to do anything concrete for you, and if it does, it will be just
> barely. Thats just the way it is.
73 Roy WA4DOU
That's not the way it is. If you played with some antennas that give you edge
over the competitor, you would see that results for the contester are
significant. I have done it and have results that prove it.
Again, couple of dB on one end can translate to many more at the other end,
especially under marginal conditions.
Being S9 + 20 or S9 + 21 is hardly perceptible, but being S0 (no signal) or
S0 + .5 dB makes difference between not copying and copying the signal.
Yuri, K3BU, VE3BMV
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