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Subject: LF: RE: 4XA on 74.321
From: Bob Raide <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 11:18:16 -0500
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Great job! You got things dialed in in no time.
Power into the 90' vertical here is limited by the voltages produced at the feedpoint.  Anything over about a KW input to the antenna creates voltages to exceed 25 KV.  Corona sets in soon after a KW.  I draw a 3 inch flame to a screw driver at the feed point!  I like to run at about 800 w.
I am going to try some ground wave tests to see if this long wave can reach the west coast!  I'll bet you get me groundnwave with no trouble.  I am trying this with Steve VE7SL and will shoot you an email when I am on and if you have the time see if you get the ground wave sigs-73 and keep up the good work, Bob WG2XRS/4-73, WE2XEB-137, WE2XGR/6-500
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> Subject: 4XA on 74.321
> Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 01:51:54 -0600
> OK, it works.
> I used the 600 meter inverted-L and calibrated against 1KC out of the very
> old HP8920A.
> The time is central.
> GOOD JOB, what are you using ?? several KW?
> Pat
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