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Old 26-Mar-2017, 9:18 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by dbseeker View Post
Is there a wavelength formula that determines maximal signal strength based on active elements, distance, and reflectors?
The formula that I use as a first approximation for a half wavelength for VHF and UHF is 5540/Freq in MHz with the answer in inches.

Channel 7, 174 to 180 MHZ, center freq 177
5540/177 = 31.3 inches
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