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Re: Circular Polarity



Ken Freedman <n1qqv@cshore.com> wrote:

>(snip...)
>
>I believe that a signal that leaves the bird from an  RHCP antenna would 
>want to see an LHCP antenna on the ground,
>unless a dish were in use which would reverse the polarity
>on reflection to the focal point.  I think...

Nope. While the reflection will reverse the polarization
sense of the signal, the transmit and receive antennas must
be the same sense.

All the references I've ever seen say that the antennas
on AO-40 are RHCP.
--
Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89mg               pied a terre..."
                                   - Hospital/Shafte

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