[amsat-bb] Re: AOP-1 Circular Polarization?
ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Mon May 19 21:48:09 PDT 2008
Ah, yes, that makes sense. I am relieved...
My cross boom is a wood closet pole, so is more-or-less non-conducting. But I thought I'd try the X orientation because it moves the elements just a little farther away from the BBQ Grill 2.4 ghz downlink which is right adjacient on the boom. The interaction hasn't been an issue in the past, but I only wanted to drill the holes once.
Thanks again for all your insight. This stuff is all magic, until you understand what is going on.
>> I kind of hope I'm wrong on this... I just got a new 70cm antenna from a
>> swap meet today, and it's already mounted in the X position.
>> Greg KO6TH
> Hi Greg, KO6TH
> The interferometer-like effect that you mentioned is referred only to a dual
> boom antenna mounted configuration no matter if the antennas are mounted
> in a X or + configuration.
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