Oops, I need to retract the statement:
> In the process, I did discover an antenna with a good hemispherical
> (omnidirectional in both azimuth and elevation) -- two K9AY Loops placed
> side-by side (in parallel, spaced several feet apart), oriented in
> directions and fed with 180 deg. phase shift. This might be useful for
> something, since hemispherical patterns are typically hard to obtain.
The above configuration has a null straight up, like a vertical. This is the
closest I came to broadband "element" with a well-controlled feedpoint
There was some other configuration that provided near-hemispherical
coverage, but I didn't save the file in EZNEC and can't recall what it was.
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