[amsat-bb] Re: J-Pole Antenna

gordonjcp at gjcp.net gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Mon May 13 00:00:16 PDT 2013

On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 09:22:13PM -0700, Art McBride wrote:
> Jeff,
> You are correct, a J Pole is an end fed dipole on its side. Max gain at the
> horizon and extinction at 90 degree elevation. The J section is for matching
> and does not radiate. Gain = 2.1 dBi at the horizon.

Absolutely perfect for the ISS though, especially at these latitudes up around 56°N.

Gordonjcp MM0YEQ

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