[amsat-bb] Re: Antenna design

Simone T terrando at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 05:09:17 PDT 2008


another method is to use another antenna to form a phased array.

This would contain the length, but will increase the setup complexity, cost,
weigth and "width" (the second antenna must be placed at a given distance
from the first one, typically a quarter of wavelength).


Simone - IW1FYV

2008/7/31 Rosemary & Starr <moffatts at ihug.co.nz>

> Hi All,
> I am thinking of doing some changes to my 2m antenna set up.
> One thing I would like to do is improve the front to back ratio.
> If my memory serves me correctly a second reflector placed behind the first
> reflector will archive this, however if so, this would increase the boom
> length.
> Is there some other method that could be used to improve the front to back
> ratio?
> Thanks.
> 73 Starr ZL3CU
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