[amsat-bb] Re: Mode A antennas?

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Sep 12 01:25:04 PDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-09-12 at 04:47 +0000, w7lrd at comcast.net wrote:
> Hello John 
> This may not apply to you but I'm sure some others will benefit  I
> have a 4 element cubical quad at about 50 feet.  It is tuned for about
> 28.3Mhz.  Now at 29.5Mhz the reflector is acting like a director and
> it actually "hears" better off the back than the front.  

Wait a sec, how does that work?  Surely the reflector is larger than the
driven element and is even more "too large" at 29MHz?

Before anyone jumps down my throat, I'm not saying it doesn't work, I'm
saying I don't understand how it works... ;-)

Gordon MM0YEQ

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