[OZAPRS] Mine's bigger than yours (?)
vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Fri Aug 4 08:15:29 AEST 2017
On 03/08/17 19:22, Liz wrote:
> QTR Thu, 3 Aug 2017 08:52:36 +1000 vk2tv QTC
>> A useful test is to run a path profile program such as SPLAT! in Line
>> Of Site (LOS) mode to reveal just what gets in the way for various
>> antenna heights.
>> Here's a useful radar horizon calculator ...
> I have a harmonic who is a surveyor
> I just ask him to do those calculations for me. So I know that the
> nearest weather radar sees 60m above us, helps me to work out risk of
> getting rained on cycling in and out of work
That's using your noggin!
My first introduction to the earths curvature and calculation to allow
for it came years before the first PC or the internet via a surveyor at
work. Looking back, I might have enjoyed being a surveyor.
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