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A little trig goes a long way....

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Badgenes, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. Badgenes

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    This has been discussed a bit but I recently found a decent calculator online to make the math easy and figured I'd share the link.

    Trigonometry Calculator

    a=Altitude
    b=Distance

    Angle B is the angle from you to the bird. Surprising how depressed this angle is at say 400ft and 2500ft distant. Hopefully this helps someone have a better understanding of why they lose signal around trees, buildings, etc.

    Sean
     
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