[TowerTalk] Is there a point of diminishing returns on gain for stacking HF beams?

Roger (K8RI) K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Tue Jul 15 01:44:34 EDT 2008

 KZ4USA wrote:
> Like stacking tribanders or monobanders for HF 10 thru 80? 
> Or does it keep climbing up 3db?

You have to double the number of antennas for each "theoretical" 3 db 
gain. It gets big and expensive fast and there are other factors that 
limit you to less than the theoretical gain.

Roger (K8RI - ARRL Life Member)
N833R (World's oldest Debonair)

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