On Sun, 5 Apr 1998, Gerd Schrick wrote: > >polarization. But here is what confuses me. Since the two antennas are > >90 degrees out of phase, they cannot possibly add together like two real > >impedances as in the in-phase example. What am I missing? > They CAN ADD ... The ADDED phase means that wave leaves AFTER the > other, the IMPEDANCE never gets involved... Yep, I realized that too late. each dipole for example is still a pure resistive load if it is matched, so there are no complex phases to worry about. I knew the answer was there somewhere..