[AMRadio] Re: new antenna and matchbox a bust.

Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 20:41:40 EST 2007

Brett gazdzinski wrote:
> Ok, what is better, horizontal or vertical for a loop?
> How does the loop work compared to a resonant dipole?
> What would happen if I went up a few feet from
> the antenna as it is now, and ran back to the center? 
> That would be about 200 feet of wire.

I sent a regular email with a link to pictures. 

Two runs of wire separated by a couple of inches, that are connected on 
both ends and then fed in the middle of the bottom run of wire is called 
a folded dipole.
Pull the folded dipole apart and you"ve got yourself a loop. 


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