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[aprssig] TransAtlantic Balloon on 28 MHz (signal)

Dave kc6ete at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 23:46:06 UTC 2012


WwIi work in HF df would be worth reading

Andre <aprs at pe1rdw.demon.nl> wrote:

>Op 23-2-2012 23:22, Bill Vodall schreef:
>>>> Do you have a 10 meter (28 MHz) vertically polarized beam?
>>> The response was as expected.  No one has.
>> Hard core CB'ers used them back in the good ol' days...
>>
>It might be regional, around here most CB dxers use(d) horizontal yagis 
>and quad beams, line of sight communication was/is nearly always done 
>with groundplanes like a sigma 5/8th.
>
>offcourse turning a horizontal quad into a vertical one is easy and if 
>used in diamond configuration the pole won't give to much distortion, 
>might effect swr a bit but in this case we are recieving only.
>
>73 Andre PE1RDW
>
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