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  • K8TB
    Al, The TX runs 5 watts, figure 3 db loss on the coax, and the omni is essentially 0 gain ( a dipole wrapped around), so the ERP would be around 2.5 watts. 73
    Message 1 of 7 , Mar 14, 2010
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      Al,

         The TX runs 5 watts, figure 3 db loss on the coax, and the omni is essentially 0 gain ( a dipole wrapped around), so the ERP would be around 2.5 watts.

                     73 de tom k8tb
       

      On 3/14/2010 7:53 AM, Al Pepping wrote:
       

      Can you kindly advise the power level at the antenna feed point?  I have the antenna gain information and can calculate the EIRP,  this is most helpful when doing tropo evaluations .  Kudos on your choice of the M2 antenna, IMHO, they are the best and will last a lifetime...      And for those who might not be aware, there is Frank's, W2UHI beacon on 432.299, still going strong, runs 10 watts HP, from Grand Haven.   
                                                                                                                                  Al....KV8X
       
       
       
       
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      From: K8TB
      Date: 3/13/2010 7:50:01 PM
      Subject: [WestMichiganHams] Six Meter Beacon On the Air....
       
       

      The former K8EB six meter beacon is back on the air, with a few
      small changes.

      It's now located just north of Holland, still on 50.065 MHz.

      The call sign changes a bit, from K8EB to K8TB

      Pictures at: http://www.bosscher .org/k8tb% 20beacon. htm

      tom K8TB

       


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    • Al Pepping
      Hi Tom.....Thanks for he speedy reply Time to dust off the ol 6 meter yagi and see what s out there. Haven t been on 6 meters for a number of years.. ..
      Message 2 of 7 , Mar 14, 2010
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        Hi Tom.....Thanks for he speedy reply  Time to dust off the ol' 6 meter yagi and see what's out there.   Haven't been on 6 meters for a number of years..... Great band when it's open..
         
                                                                                                                                Al  KV8X
         
         
         
         
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        From: K8TB
        Date: 3/14/2010 12:43:20 PM
        Subject: Re: [WestMichiganHams] Six Meter Beacon On the Air....
         
        Al,

           The TX runs 5 watts, figure 3 db loss on the coax, and the omni is essentially 0 gain ( a dipole wrapped around), so the ERP would be around 2.5 watts.

                       73 de tom k8tb
         

        On 3/14/2010 7:53 AM, Al Pepping wrote:
         

        Can you kindly advise the power level at the antenna feed point?  I have the antenna gain information and can calculate the EIRP,  this is most helpful when doing tropo evaluations .  Kudos on your choice of the M2 antenna, IMHO, they are the best and will last a lifetime...      And for those who might not be aware, there is Frank's, W2UHI beacon on 432.299, still going strong, runs 10 watts HP, from Grand Haven.   
                                                                                                                                    Al....KV8X
         
         
         
         
        -------Original Message----- --
         
        From: K8TB
        Date: 3/13/2010 7:50:01 PM
        Subject: [WestMichiganHams] Six Meter Beacon On the Air....
         
         

        The former K8EB six meter beacon is back on the air, with a few
        small changes.

        It's now located just north of Holland, still on 50.065 MHz.

        The call sign changes a bit, from K8EB to K8TB

        Pictures at: http://www.bosscher .org/k8tb% 20beacon. htm

        tom K8TB

         



         
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