[amsat-bb] Re: Polarity questions

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Fri Sep 19 16:29:48 PDT 2008

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Tapio" <tim at timtapio.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, September 19, 2008 2:58 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Polarity questions

> Hi,
> How much signal reduction is there as the result of having the wrong
> circular polarization?
> I'm looking at M2 circular antennas for the 70cm downlink, it's another
> $200 for the switching to change polarity (woo hoo).
> 73 de Tim, K4SHF

Hi Tim, K4SHF

The above matter has been discussed many time on this BB by the way
the following article is strongly recommended because it answere to your
question with easy.

"The Advantages of Circular Polarization" by K4KJ  Sept-12-1975  ARRL
Technical Symposium, Reston Virginia

The above article is available in two zipped files on request off line to
everyone is interested on it.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

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