[aprssig] TransAtlantic Balloon on 28 MHz ?
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Feb 16 08:35:19 CST 2012
> A horizontal beam will be useless for direction finding. All it will do
> point to whatever is reflecting the energy into the strongest horizontal
Hmmm is right. I thought that the polarization of any skywave signal
was indeterminate. Is that not the case?
The transmitter is only 10 milliwatts, we only expect line-of-sight contact.
So that is why I was assuming we'd need a reasonable polarization match.
But who knows... The altitude will not be super high, (like in the
> I'll be pleased to post on the some of the long-haul
> sailor's boards and announce on some of the ocean nets.
Date is TBD. Will post as soon as known.
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