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Re: Unusual sources of dropouts
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Subject: Re: Unusual sources of dropouts
From: Sherrod Munday <smunday@ieee.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:12:59 -0400
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On Mar 15, 2017, at 18:10, Paul Brown <pbrown@kvip.org> wrote:
> At my first station in the early sixties we had an STL receive dish mounted on the outside wall
> of a block building. We would lose the signal when cows would walk in front of it. Moving
> it up higher on the wall solved the problem.

... until the cows learned to pick up sticks and other things and wave them over their heads in front of the dish, trying to figure out why their TVs weren't getting a good signal anymore.

They eventually gave up on that effort and picked up paintbrushes instead.  Now they're enjoying their new-found fame working for Chick-Fil-A and you can find them hanging on billboards around the country.

(Sorry; couldn't resist sharing the mental picture I got when I read your post. :-)

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Sherrod Munday
<smunday@ieee.org>

Follow-Ups: RE: Unusual sources of dropouts
("Bill Hurne" <billhurne@pilgrimradio.com>, 16 Mar 2017 16:00:39 -0000)
References: SRN News audio Dropouts
(Willie Barnett <wbradiolists@gmail.com>, 10 Mar 2017 15:05:29 -0000)
RE: SRN News audio Dropouts
("Bill Hurne" <billhurne@pilgrimradio.com>, 10 Mar 2017 17:10:54 -0000)
Unusual sources of dropouts (Was: SRN News audio Dropouts)
(Sherrod Munday <smunday@ieee.org>, 10 Mar 2017 17:45:45 -0000)
RE: Unusual sources of dropouts (Was: SRN News audio Dropouts)
("Bill Hurne" <billhurne@pilgrimradio.com>, 11 Mar 2017 19:38:48 -0000)
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