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Low Band Receiving

Pennant and Kaz Antenna Tests

Pennant and Kaz Antenna Tests

With the antenna positioned for optimal cancellation in the west, the termination resistors in the adjustment range from 1K to 3K produced null values from 8 to 24 dB. A null value of 15 dB was typical
post 19 Feb 2020
Pennant and Kaz Antenna Tests

Low Band Receiving Antennas Links

Systeme d'antennes verticales en phase
Two vertical lambda / 4 antennas marked A and B and placed at a distance equal to lambda / 2 are supplied simultaneously by the same signal in transmission

The pennant antenna for low bands, VE1ZA
This is the best receiving antenna for my location. It is small and very directional. The pennant is oriented to europe and can notch out 59+ 20 db signals to S-0. It dramatically reduces the stateside interference while improving the SNR on the low bands towards europe

The pennant antenna, IV3PRK
La caratteristica principale, che mi fa preferire Flag, Delta e Pennants rispetto alle Ewe e K9AY loops, e' la loro indipendenza dalla terra, alla quale non c'e alcuna connessione

The Need for a High Performance Low Band RX antenna, K7TJR
Anyone attempting to work DX on Top-Band 160 Meters soon learns of the need for a good receiving antenna

The K6STI Loop at HC1PF, IV3PRK
This is a specialized receiving antenna, omni directional and thus with a low RDF, but with low sensitivity to vertical polarized noise and, my worst problem, to local AM broadcasting signals