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eladner65
(@eladner65)
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October 21, 2019 2:07 pm  

So, here is an odd question.  I have a 20M dipole up in my attic space.  I'm trying to model the take off angle in EZNEC.  What do I use for my antenna height?  The height above the ground around my house, or the height above the ground in my basement?

Thanks,

Ed L.


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 AB0L
(@3d0g)
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October 21, 2019 6:56 pm  

I'm on a relatively steep 2 acre lot and I never did figure out how to model sloping terrain. The EZCNC model of my off-center fed dipole only very, very roughly matches reality. I keep hoping some antenna guru will do a talk one meeting and teach us all how to use that infernal program.

AB0L (Formerly N0KAI)
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