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Re: "It's the antenna, stupid!"



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On Fri, 2 Aug 2002 15:40:38 -0400, A10382 wrote:

>My rig is capable of 100W HF and 50W VHF/UHF, but I rarely use more than
>10-20W on 144 and am also able to make some worldwide contacts on using only
>25W on an outside dipole. 

I was able to hit PCSAT with 25 watts to a 1/4-wave mag mount from the
bottom of Elevenmile Canyon in Colorado.  Couldn't squirt one single
packet through ISS from open interstate in north-central Kansas.  Go
figure.

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Jim Shorney      -->.<--Put complaints in this box
jshorney@inebraska.com
nu0c@amsat.org
Ham Radio NU0C
Lincoln, NE, USA
EN10KA
http://incolor.inetnebr.com/jshorney/
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