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Antenna Polarization for FM contesting

May 3rd, 23:01


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For best results in the FM only single operator contest should I stick with vertical polarization or go to horizontal polarization ?

May 5th, 20:42


Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
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You should stick with vertical polarization.

I've done FM contesting using 222 and 446 Yagis mounted on a horizontal crossboom.
I've designed a rear mount 2M FM Yagi.

Jun 2012 - QST (Pg. 39)
An Easy to Build Rear Mount 2 Meter Yagi
(Feature) Author: Lau, Zack, W1VT

Zack W1VT
ARRL Senior Lab Engineer

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