- Question: foliage, vhf
Re: Question: foliage, vhf
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Interesting to note that W7GJ has carved out a patch of Montana forest for his VHF aluminum:
Lots of foliage there.
On May 4, 2019, at 10:49 AM, lewisre@...
I would suggest a series of tests with other 6 meter stations first. Also if possible you might compare performance with 10 and 2 meters.
Dick, K5RHR, DM65uv
On 2019-05-03 13:20, Bruce Draper wrote:
I put up my 6-mtr yagi antenna this morning, but now I'm thinking about moving it. It's on a tripod on my roof, about 30 feet off the ground (good) but only 15 feet from and directly pointed into dense cottonwood trees (bad?). I don't think it matters much on HF, but I'm guessing that it's not great on 6 meters (and much worse on UHF). There are a couple other places on the flat roof where I could put it, but the best one is directly above the radio room and I bet there will be RFI problems on both RX and TX.
My question to you VHF experts: Is the absorption on 50 MHz by trees bad enough to make me want to move the antenna?
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