[Fwd: LF: Directional LF Receiving Antenna]

Andre' Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 11:37:12 -0500

tracey gardner wrote:

> I managed to get a K9AY terminated loop antenna erected last
> weekend and have been playing around with this week.
> The antenna was featured in the Sept 97 edition of QST.
> It consists of a pair of triangular loops at right angles to
> each other on a single 26ft support.
> My loops are approx 30m in circumference.
> The antenna produces a cardiod response switchable to the four points
> of the compass. I'm getting well over 20db F/B ratio over the 10kHz to
> 2MHz range, in fact it's generally nearer 30db.
> I looked at DCF39 and managed to get slightly over 20db attenuation
> when I switched the antenna to the west.
> I just thought that I'd let the list know in case that kind of
> performance would be of use to you on 136kHz?
> 73s Tracey G5VU