[amsat-bb] Re: Crossbooms ... my questions
vk3jed at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 18:31:09 PST 2007
At 01:10 PM 1/11/2007, Howard Long wrote:
>Having polarisation switching on LEOs in my opinion is worth several dB more
>than doubling your boom length or stacking.
Being a portable operator and having used polarisation rotation (the
advantage of having the antenna in one's hand), I agree that the
ability to compensate for polarisation shifts, whether by hand
rotating a LP antenna, using CP antennas or switching between two
orthogonal LP antennas is a huge advantage for working LEOs.
>If I had a pair of linear yagis and did not want to go CP, I would mount
>them orthogonally and switch between them during the pass to avoid nulls.
73 de VK3JED
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