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## Where to point antennas in storm?

 To: Where to point antennas in storm? fisher@hp-and2.an.hp.com (Tony Brock-Fisher) Fri, 6 Sep 1996 09:46:57 -0400
 ```The answer is there's no simple answer. From the perspective of the rotator, you'd want to point the antenna in a direction that results in minimum rotating moment. Both the boom and the elements of a yagi antenna have wind drag, and therefore both contribute to rotational moment. If the boom is asymmetrically mounted (liek a KT-34XA), it can have substantial moment of it's own. To determine the direction that gives you minimum moment, you need to calculate the drag as a function of angle for each of the elements and the boom, and add u all the contributions. Such calculations are done in the W6QHS book I keep plugging. Bottom line is it's different for each different antenna. -Tony, K1KP, fisher@hp-and2.an.hp.com ```
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