[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 Mode L uplink LHCP or RHCP?
Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Sat Jun 16 19:15:45 PDT 2007
> Ok, in a little panic here... Building a helix to get a bit more gain on
> the AO-51 mode L uplink, and I just realized that I don't know if it should
> be Left or Right-hand polarized. Which way should it go?
Not sure which way will really matter, since the AO-51 L/S antenna is not
circularly polarized. It's explained in Gould Smith's AO-51 book, and also
in the following PDF:
Page 7 in the PDF has a photo of the antenna and a brief description of
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