[OZAPRS] Mine's bigger than yours (?)

vk2tv 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 ...
>> http://members.home.nl/7seas/radcalc.htm
> 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
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> Liz
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.

Ray vk2tv

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