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Thanks for the detailed explanation of diversity.
That was very educational
On Jun 21, 2021, at 18:40, Tom Doligalski W4KX via groups.io <email@example.com> wrote:
For field day a few years ago I used a 40m 3 element wire beam headed west, and a dipole headed N/S. We cleaned up!
These days I don’t have the property. Got one directed N/S, and one headed west.
Diversity works great. Under qsb conditions signals seem to “rotate” between the two receivers.
On Jun 21, 2021, at 6:30 PM, Jim Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:Yes and no. Yes, they have different horizontal and vertical patterns, so the signals they receive are less likely to be equal in magnitude (strength), and may also be a bit different phase, but likely less than what results from separation by a significant fraction of a wavelength.
On 6/21/2021 1:25 PM, Michael Kopec via groups.io wrote:
Maybe I worded it wrong. I use a vertical and a horz antenna for diversity. That IS receiving to different paths so to speaki.
NOISE I also select NONE DIVERSITY RX antennas being either the low noise Mag rx loop or the Horz roof mounted loop.Sounds good to me.
73, Jim K9YC