[TowerTalk] Site Elevation and TOA
Richard (Rick) Karlquist
richard at karlquist.com
Thu Jun 19 18:19:47 EDT 2014
On 6/18/2014 5:35 PM, K7LXC--- via TowerTalk wrote:
> Aren't we all? Hi. W7RM, a pioneering multi, multi contest station (on
> a bluff above NaClH2O) claimed the saltwater was worth 10 dB. Know what?
> He's probably right. It's like magic. That's why many of those Caribbean
> stations are loud.
One thing that I always wondered about with W7RM is whether
his verticals on the beach (which he used for receive
only) would have made killer transmit antennas. It seems
to me that the salt water would make a lot more difference
with vertical polarization.
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