814Re: [loopantennas] untuned amplified magnetic loop
- Jul 1, 2005At 06:34 AM 7/1/2005 -0700, you wrote:
What is the point of having a loop and whip antenna
connected together. In this configuration you would
be sensing the magnetic and electrical fields at the
same time. I thought the point of a loop was to avoid
the electrical altogether. Probably the text explains
this but my German isn't good enough to figure it out.
The combination is for direction finding. The circular pattern of the whip in combination with the figure eight of the loop will provide a single a pattern that will show one direction rather than two.
Thunder Bay, ON
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