[amsat-bb] Re: Circular polarization

Ib Christoffersen oz1my at privat.dk
Sun May 13 10:44:55 PDT 2012

Hi David,
The short answer is NO.

But there are more to it than that :-)

I think I still have an article about that if you are interested.

73 OZ1MY/Ib

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af David 4X1DG
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Emne: [amsat-bb] Circular polarization

Is a UHF circular polarization antenna needed for the current operational
I am planning some work on my antenna system and wonder if the CP
is needed, or actually, deteriorate the signal by 3dB if the satellites are 
using linear antennae??

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