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[aprssig] bad PHG, or lots of big towers?

Chris Rose kb8uih at sbcglobal.net
Wed Dec 15 22:56:15 UTC 2004


I would still ask exactly what is average terrain?  

Is it the spot of ground the tower sits on or is it
something else?

If a small mountain say 5k high sits in the middle of
a plain somewhere, from where is the average terrain
found?  

The base of the tower or the flat land at the base of
the mountain?

Chris 
KB8UIH

--- Steve Dimse <k4hg at tapr.org> wrote:

> On 12/14/04 at 9:38 AM Gerry Creager n5jxs
> <gerry.creager at tamu.edu> sent:
> 
> >Height Above Ground at the tower base.  So: What's
> the Height Above 
> >Average Terrain?  That is, in my opinion, the
> height that should be 
> >advertised.
> >
> Not just an opinion, the spec is very clear on the
> fact that the H in PHG is
> above average terrain...
> 
> Steve K4HG





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