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[TowerTalk] vert. polarized yagi

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Subject: [TowerTalk] vert. polarized yagi
From: (Peter Larsen)
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 01:35:58 +0100 wrote:
> The disadvantage to vertical polarization is that you lose the
> additional
> gain provided by ground reflections, which is many db's for all but
> ground
> wave signals on 10 meters at any reasonable antenna height.

Also consider that the 3 dB down points are wider on a vertically
polarized yagi. From free space to over ground on my home brew
5 elem yagi on ten is about 5 dB. 10 dBi in free space to
15.9 dBi over real ground. According to YagiMax 2 any ways.

73 es have fun.

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