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Re: question about RHCP vs LHCP, earth relative to satellite



Does the graphite interact with the wire?  <DUCK>

Dave

At 19:47 9/25/00 -0400, Mark L. Hammond wrote:
>In looking at the pictures of the S band helix on P3-D, it appears to be 
>to have RHCP.  Out of curiosity, I made two or three tiny helical 
>"antennas" out of bread ties and a pencil :)
>
>Anyhow, I think I have convinced myself that a RHCP antenna at the 
>satellite (assuming it's not a feed for a dish) requires a RHCP antenna on 
>the ground.
>
>Can anybody confirm this?  Or what did I do wrong?
>
>Thanks and 73,
>
>Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
>
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