[amsat-bb] CLARIFICATION to "Just Thinking Post"

Peter Laws plaws0 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 20:23:03 UTC 2016

On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 3:01 PM, Gerald Payton <gp_ab5r at outlook.com> wrote:
> Sorry.  I was clear enough with my description.   I an not talking about Az/El rotation, but rotation of the antenna along its axis, as needed when using a hand-held antenna.
> The bird is wobbling and changing orientation which has to be compensated for by twisting you wrist to get strongest signal.
> This is not available on a traditional Az/El configuration, but would be a nice improvement.

If you are putting up a whole Az/El tracking deal, you'd probably want
to consider circularly polarized antennas since that eliminates the
need to have to flip polarity.

Are you thinking about for portable use with an Arrow-style dual-band
crossed antenna?  Because there it would be helpful.

Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!

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