From: Curt Milton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Interestingly, while higher is generally better for
horizontal antennas - and indeed ideal for VHF line of
sight propagation - for VHF skip propagation
remarkable results can be had with fairly low antennas
because at modest heights (20-30 ft) this is already
greater than a full wavelength at 6 meters! while i
wish my VHF antennas were at 50+ feet, for E-skip and
F-skip i get good results!
--- Bill Coleman <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 5/31/01 3:46 PM, Garie Halstead at
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >A question for you propagation gurus out there....
> >I regularly work the VHF contests every year where
> elevation is
> >extremely advantageous. On the HF bands, I
> understand it would
> >also be an advantage on 10m and probably to a
> certain extent on 15m.
> >***But what about 20m and down?*** (Other than
> having an unobstructed
> >shot in all directions).
> The answer (as always) is, "it depends."
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