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Re: Circular polarity - Don't Bother!



> Purists will doubtless shower me with proclamations that there is a 3 dB
loss
> when using a linear polarized antenna to look at a circular polarized
signal,
> to which I answer  So What? It Really Won't Matter. If you must worry
about 3
> dB, you are already running too close to the edge, and should consider a
> bigger antenna.
>
And the 3 dB can be compensated for by doubling the boom length of the a
linearly polarized yagi antenna. Since a CP yagi has twice the number of
elements for a given boom length the weight is about the same.

73,
John
KD6OZH


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