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Re: Possible Interaction with metal roof

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  • Daniel S. Brouillard
    Hello Tony I don t realy see any problem at 8 to 10 ft up from flat roof. Your more than one Lambda of 144mhz from the roof. Ciao! Tony 73 Dan
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 18, 2009
      Hello Tony

      I don't realy see any problem at 8 to 10 ft up from flat roof. Your more than one Lambda of 144mhz from the roof.

      Ciao! Tony 73

      Dan

      --- In wsjtgroup@yahoogroups.com, "tcamil23" <tcamillocci@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi all,
      >
      > I am hoping to re-install my 2 meter 10 ele yagi within the next 4 weeks. I will be placing it above our new metal roof. My question is, do I need to be concerned with any potential interaction between the yagi and the roof?
      >
      > I plan on having the antenna 8 - 10 feet above the roof, probably using a side (wall) mount and then running the mast 8 - 10 feet above the flat roof.
      >
      > My backup plan is to use a non-penetrating roof mount, but the winds this year here in Pa. have me a bit concerned.
      >
      > Any info or concern I need to keep in mind for the install would be appreciated.
      >
      > Tony C
      >
      > KA3BPN
      > FN11vb
      >
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