On Sun, 9 Sep 2001 2 <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >On Sat, 8 Sep 2001 "Mike & Coreen Smith" <email@example.com>
> >> Hi Tom (et al)
> >> Always enjoy reading your posts.
> >> My Delta loop as I recall is Vertically polarized. I fed it
> >> (I think 1/8WL(?)--been 9 years since I crawled into the thick
> >> installed> it) along the bottom edge.
> >Vertical polarization of a Delta Loop results when you feed it
> >1/4 WL down from the apex on one SIDE. Each side is .33 WL.
> >Horizontal polarization of a Delta Loop results when you feed it
> >at the Apex OR in the middle of the Bottom Wire.
> >Offsetting the feedpoint from either of these configurations
> >in both horizontal and vertical components.
> // I saw a demonstration on an antenna range which showed that a FW
> loop does not have both both horizontal and vertical components of
> the E-field or the H-field. Cross polarization isolation was equal to
> that of a dipole.
Polarization of a FW loop *(contained in the vertical plane)*
is entirely dependent on where it is fed.
It can be entirely horizontally polarized,
entirely vertically polarized, or a combination
of both, all depending on where it is fed as I
said in my original post.
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