[OZAPRS] VK2RGL-1 (CabbageTree Mtn) now operational
vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Fri Aug 1 12:40:43 EST 2008
Oops, severe typo in my previous. The .03 should be 0.3
Ray Wells wrote:
> Hi Geoff,
> I saw it on the map but vk2rmc-1 hasn't heard it yet. I'd be
> interested in some site info - ERP and antenna height - so I can
> re-plot the path.
> I'm just about ready to replace the radio at vk2rmc and fit a pre-amp.
> The FM92 + pre-amp hears about 12dB better than the bare FM92 (0.08uV
> vs .03uV). I'd expect a similar improvement over the FM828 that's
> currently installed. I expect coverage to increase to about 100km of
> highway, with fewer holes that at present. There will be agap in
> mobile coverage from around Taree (northern extent of 2rgl) and about
> the southern Port Macquarie turnoff (southern extent of 2rmc).
> That's a vast improvement on what we had a year ago!!
> Ray vk2tv
> Geoff wrote:
>> In case those in VK2 hadn't noticed yet, VK2RGL-1 up on CabbageTree
>> is now
>> Seems to have a good path to the south, as beacons are coming in
>> directly to
>> VK2ZEN-5 IGate.
>> I'd be interested in any coverage reports from anyone in the area and
>> Ray - you thought you might see it in Kempsey via 2RMC-1.. Is this
>> the case
>> Geoff VK2XJG
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