Steve Sacco NN4X wrote:
> Jim -
> Thanks for your thoughts. I wish I had more to contribute, but being as
> I'm not an antenna designer by education or trade, I can only offer what
> my thoughts were when I posted that:
> 1) If you think in terms of wavelengths, typical Amateur stations are
> not all that dissimilar, especially on 160 and 80 meters.
> 2) Propagation can and does vary, and there are definitely times when
> you want to use an antenna providing peak at a higher/lower incoming angle.
> 3 As I was reading that article, my first thought was that it would be
> interesting to have, say, a Delta Loop, and be able to tap it at
> different points simultaneously, to (perhaps) take advantage of the
> different characteristics.
Indeed, and with a diversity receiver (several are available these
days.. some of the Flex-Radio models have two receivers that can be
linked, and I think some of the bigger conventional rigs have a
subreceiver that can be set up.)
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