[amsat-bb] Re: Antenna Question

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Sat Jul 4 13:45:22 PDT 2009

I would suggest that you don't need a phasing line if the dipoles are spaces a quarter wave and that both are fed by 
equal length cables.

George Henry wrote:

> Looking at the pictures, it appears that the dipoles are separated by about 
> 1/4 wave in free space, which is physically longer than a 1/4 wave phasing 
> line would be.  And I'd think that the phasing line would have to be 1/2 
> wavelength, after introducing a 1/4 wave offset between the dipoles, 
> correct?

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