ARRL

Antenna Gain Measurement

Introduction

While impractical at HF, it is possible for advanced hams to measure antenna gain at VHF and microwaves.

Articles

  • Antenna Gain Measurement -- Part 1 Members Only
    QST November 1982, pp. 35-37
    Technique -- the fine points of making accurate gain measurments withut access to a professional antenna range.
  • Antenna Gain Measurement -- Part 2 Members Only
    QST December 1982, pp. 27-31
    Instrumentation -- simple, easily constructed instruments permit a precise determination of antenna gain.