[amsat-bb] Re: RH and LH CP simutaniously

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Fri Jan 2 15:26:03 PST 2009

R. Chastain wrote:
> Hi all,
>     Has anyone ever considered the possibilty of using PIN diodes and a free running square wave oscillator to electronically switch between RHCP and LHCP?
> The switching frequency would have to be high enough so as to not introduce
> a tone to the signal.
> Just a thought I have had for awhile.

Why would this not work?  Or rather, why would this be at best no better 
than a normal planar-polarised antenna?


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