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Re: Interesting....



> 
> I was just listening to AO-27 as it made a very low pass, in fact I could
> barely hear it, but one thing was really weird, I had to turn my HT upside
> down in order to copy it. Can anyone elaborate on why, when the HT was
> upside down with the antenna pointed at the ground I could hear the
> satellite, but when the HT was upright I couldn't hear it?
> 

An unsymmetrical antenna pattern could explain the effect you observed.

> 73 Jeff KF4KGQ

73, de John, KD2BD

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