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 Post subject: Re: 900 Mile Range Indoor TV Antenna
PostPosted: Sep Tue 03, 2019 5:47 am 
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i regularly had channel 2 from dallas on E skip (not tropo) in june when i lived in central va.

we lived out in the middle of nowhere on 207, caroline county, right between fredericksburg and richmond.

i used a tower and a big house sized beast of an antenna on top of the tower to pull in DC, richmond, hampton/norfolk, winchester, and NC stations.

when tropo was going, i could get philadelphia, baltimore, and a rare chance at NYC.

So about what were the distances? I put up a huge skyhook on the roof of our first house and could regularly get KEYT/3/Santa Barbara, and KTIE/63/Oxnard, 85 & 54 miles away.

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 Post subject: Re: 900 Mile Range Indoor TV Antenna
PostPosted: Sep Tue 03, 2019 8:54 pm 
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central va to eastern pa

central va to dallas

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 Post subject: Re: 900 Mile Range Indoor TV Antenna
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Dutch Rabbit wrote:
central va to eastern pa

central va to dallas

steve

You already gave the geography; what is the distance?

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 Post subject: Re: 900 Mile Range Indoor TV Antenna
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1200 miles from ric to dal (E layer, one or two hops)

250 miles from ric to phila (tropo ducting)

my best FM E skip was from central pa to montana was a good 1700 miles.

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 Post subject: Re: 900 Mile Range Indoor TV Antenna
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these are stocked next to the 12000 mah 18650 cells.


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 Post subject: Re: 900 Mile Range Indoor TV Antenna
PostPosted: Sep Fri 06, 2019 1:53 am 
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excellent

i will pick some of those batteries up to so the cellphone will stay charged until i'm dead.

i will need the generator at the hoover dam to charge it though.

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