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Re: [TowerTalk] Two signals on the same frequency?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Two signals on the same frequency?
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 16:18:17 -0700
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On 8/14/11 2:23 PM, Jim Brown wrote:
> On 8/14/2011 1:48 PM, Chet wrote:
>> A hypothetical question:
> Study the fundamentals of antennas, antenna arrays, and fields in the
> ARRL Handbook and ARRL Antenna Book. The short answer is that the
> signals from multiple antennas will ADD algebraically, taking their
> magnitude and phase into account. That is, in some directions they will
> be exactly in phase and will be stronger, in other directions they will
> be varying degrees of out of phase and either add less, or cancel each
> other. if they are equal in level and 180 out of phase, they will cancel
> perfectly.

And, if you have two separate transmitters, odds are that their crystal 
reference isn't going to track exactly, so the relative phasing will 
change with time.  Sort of like transmitting a fading signal from the 


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