Rainbow Canyons Amateur Radio Club
Cedar City, Utah
 



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Band Quality Index
100 =Best for 1 Watt or less QRP, QRPp, QRPe - Band wide open
70 - 100 =Reliable SSB QSO's 100 Watts or less - Any Antenna
51 - 69 =SSB requires AMP - Best DX for ANTs with main lobes 30 to 60 degrees from horizon
36 - 50 =SSB requires AMP - Best DX for ANTs with main lobes 0 to 30 degrees from horizon
19 - 35 =NVIS type ANTS work best here - Typically single hop circuits - Regional QSOs only
0 - 18 =Groundwave ONLY - typically 25 to 35 miles - Vertical ANTs work best here
















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