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Re: Once again: Realistic BBQ Dish Gain with OriginalDipole Feed, an

I offer this proposal...all of us who use BBQ dishes should be relegated to a 
"Novice" band in the passband...then when the privileged few (many) run out 
of other stations to contact or need a gridsquare they can come down (or up) 
and pass us a few QSO's

In a message dated 05/08/03 7:07:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
glasbrenner@mindspring.com writes:

> It is not false information. Users with poor downlinks DO drive up the AGC,
>  in addition to whatever other interference may be out there. I can not tell
>  you how many stations I've heard that were beacon level, but could not copy
>  my callsign at 8 db below the beacon. Or stations who could not hear a QSO
>  in progress and fired up CQing right on top of them, sometimes even on a
>  rare DX station. 
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