Re: Questions about mw QRP'ing (fwd)

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From: Todd W. Carter (tcarter@access.digex.net)
Date: Mon May 23 1994 - 18:44:27 EDT


On Mon, 23 May 1994, Randall Rhea wrote:

> Your best band bet is probably 30 meters. A dipole for this band should
> be about 46 feet long, and up at least 25 feet. There are power limitations
> on 30m and no contests, so this band is great for QRP. The 7.0-7.1
> portion of 40 meters is also good. (above 7.1 you get stepped on
> by broadcast stations) 10 meters is the easiest band for QRP, but with
> the low period in the sunspot cycle for the next few years, this band is
> pretty dead.

Oops. I forgot to say that I live in an apartment, so I don't have a lot
of room for long antennas. Any thoughts?

I sure do appreciate the info.

Todd
N8ODP


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