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Horizontal and Vertical -Same Time.

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by silvereagle1, May 23, 2012.

  1. 2NC995

    2NC995 DAN

    Feb 23, 2008
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    That’s what I’m thinking. CP is relevant, and a natural product of the discussion, but not really what the thread is about.


  2. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    Apr 6, 2005
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    Having run dual polarity beam in the past (Wilson Shooting Star) I will say that it was a great asset during fading or when the incoming signal was flipping polarity. Being able to switch from V to H or H to V would very often make the difference between armchair copy or losing the contact. At no time was I running circular. As for generating circular without phasing lines, FM broadcast does it all the time. TRUE Circular is not simply V and H at the same time but rather consists of a rotating wavefront. Check out a helix antenna. Not to be confused with a helical antenna. The radiate in different modes.

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