[hackpgh-ham] Re: Stealth trapped antenna...

  • From: Ed Paradis <legomaniac@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hackpgh-ham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:26:45 -0400

Vertical HF antennas are typically seen as "good DX" antennas because
of their low take off angle.

The SteppIR in the back was a vertical antenna.

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Doug Philips <douglas.philips@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Curious thing is that at Airglow, it seemed that Dave was running a
> horizontal antenna. I don't know what the other folks were using.
> Thought I had remembered that UHF/VHF was mostly vertical and the HF bands
> mostly horizontal. Hence this vertical HF antenna seems iffy...

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