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> Roy Welch wrote:
>
> > That is at 2 meters probably with some diffraction of the signal.  When you
> > move that frequency to 70cm I don't think you will see that kind of range.
> > I have worked 250 miles from 12,000 ft with a 2 watt HT on a rubber ducky
> > antenna from inside the cabin, but again it was on 2 meters.
> >

>From inside a "faraday cage"-like the inside of an airplane- would not be
particularly transparent to RF of any sort.  You should have very different
results from an external antenna.

>
> >
> > "John K. Peterson" wrote:
> > >
> > >      If the foot print is only 300 miles at 100,000 feet as you say, then
> > > how is possible that I can work a friend air Mobile , simplex, on 2M,
> > > coming out of Houston Hobby airfield  (nearly 600 miles away) when he
> > > hits 20,000 feet in a  Saber Liner?   Kinda make ya wonder doesn't it.
> > > We do this routinely.
> > >                                                  "73"
> > >                                                         John
> > >                                                             Kg5za
> > > In The Twinkling of a star
> > >                      All That Glitters is Not Gold!
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