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Re: Turn AM DA's into tourist attractions
On Wed, 12 Jul 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Thanks, Rob. I found the Web page at
> There's also a second page that describes a 49' version.
> Both pages contain a lot of specifications, but an
> important spec that I could not find is the efficiency.
> I suspect that, at least at the low-frequency end of the
> AM band, the efficiency does not meet the FCC minimum
> requirements for standard broadcast stations.
My Valcom literature includes a letter from Ron Rackley, WSHP's consulting
engineer, who states that the antenna produces 133 mV/M at one kilometer
for 222 watts, which is equivalent to 282 mV/m at 1.0 kW. He states that
the WSHP antenna therefore meets the requirements of Section 73.189.