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Author Topic: How much of a help is 6 DB?  (Read 4574 times)
WX2S
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« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2013, 07:13:20 PM »

Well, I did check it. The difference between 1 and 1.5kw is pretty insignificant.

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NR4C
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« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2013, 06:56:52 AM »

Money for amp vs antenna......

Remember, an amp, even a 15oo watt amp, will only help the other guy hear you.  If you cn't hear him, you are toast.

Money spent on the antenna system will benefit BOTH you and the other guy.

The five most important aspects of communication by rdio are:]

ANTENNA
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W8JX
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« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2013, 09:23:11 AM »

Money for amp vs antenna......

Remember, an amp, even a 15oo watt amp, will only help the other guy hear you.  If you cn't hear him, you are toast.

Money spent on the antenna system will benefit BOTH you and the other guy.

The five most important aspects of communication by rdio are:]

ANTENNA

While there is no doubt that antenna is a factor, a amp can be a deal maker at times especially on 40 and below.
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