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Author Topic: Outdoor Under the Eaves Loop vs. Active Mini-Whip Antenna  (Read 1275 times)

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Re: Outdoor Under the Eaves Loop vs. Active Mini-Whip Antenna
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2019, 1559 UTC »
Josh makes some good points about NVIS - its a fascinating propagation method.  A lot of pirate radio reception in the US is via NVIS propagation.  The military makes extensive use of it for tactical purposes. 

In an ideal world, one would have a vertical antenna for send-it-to-the-horizon purposes and another antenna for NVIS (on HF).  Also a dipole.  And a beam..
U.S. East Coast, various HF/VHF/UHF radios/scanners/receivers