29935Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Altair / Fool on the Hill question
- Mar 29, 2013On 03/29/2013 08:34 AM, joshbensadon wrote:
> You are right to guess it needs to be "360". These low frequency AMAlso, remember distance is your friend. unless there are directional
> signals are like sound, they curve around objects to fill everything, vs
> high frequency which works only "line of sight".
> I would try using aluminum (window) screen.
> Another option might be to use a small radio that can be placed right
> inside the Altair. Start the demo by lifting the lid of the Altair to
> show off the cool boards inside, place your radio inside, close the lid.
> Finish the demo by pulling out the radio (for those new comers that didn't
> see the radio going in).
> If you like to do your own experiments, you can buy an AM transmitter from
> Ramseykits for $35.
> Or tune your AM radio to a local station and shielding it out.
antennas involved, signal strength is inversely proportional to the square of
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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