Stan, N8BHL

 

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Section Emergency Coordinator

(SEC)

 

Stan Broadway, N8BHL

3677 Peel Road

Radnor, OH 43066

Phone: (614) 562-3130

E-mail: broadways@standi.com

 

 

"Ohio NVIS Day"

 

 

Final Results are in!! 

After reviewing all the reports several times, here’s how it all breaks down.

To say there was a veritable plethora of antennas used would be a gross understatement. Everything from the usual dipole and inverted-v to even Double Bazookas, Collinear Arrays and Carolina Windoms came into play. The one thing most had in common is they were designed for NVIS, being used at low elevations from the ground … eight feet being the lowest to an average of 16 feet with a few at 25 feet. It is difficult to determine a real winner between any of them as no reference antenna was used, and all were in different locations around the state.

That said, on 40 meters the inverted-v seemed to have a slight advantage over the dipole, however both seemed to work more out of state contacts than in state which can be attributable to band conditions.

On 80 meters it was a toss-up between dipole and inverted-v antennas, most likely due to all being used at low elevations. The AS-2259 antennas seemed to work well for all who used them, especially when the switch to 80 meters was made. Again it is difficult to declare a winner between them and other antennas due to band conditions and locations across the state.

That's it..

73, Lynn, W8MLL

 

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2015 Ohio ARES Leadership Meeting Information

Main Presentation Slides

Mesh Radio Slides

Ohio Red Cross Buckeye Region DST Slides

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Reference Materials Links for Training 

Ohio Coordinated Repeaters - Repeater Directory

FEMA

The Anderson Power pole - connector standard

Ohio EMA
DEC/EC Monthly Report Form FSD-212 Ohio Citizen Corps
PSHR Monthly Report Form FSD-210 Ohio Single Sideband Net (OSSBN)
SEC Monthly Report Form FSD-96 Skywarn
Ohio Counties & Local Net Frequencies  Real Time Ohio Traffic (OHGO)
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Internet Radio Linking Project (IRLP) FSD-157 - Public Service Activity Form

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Messaging System (NBEMS) ICS 205 Form
 

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NVIS website Portable 75_40 meter NVIS Antenna
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  Modified AS-2259 NVIS Antenna
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NVIS for Roadside

 

NVIS Article GOTJD

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