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Author Topic: aerial vertical or horizontal  (Read 3014 times)

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chris10

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aerial vertical or horizontal
« on: May 06, 2009, 10:34:07 AM »
Are all 1090mhz aerial vertical or horizontal on the aircraft, i know the aerial is for indoor use, but i see no problem putting it outdoors, some grease and waterproof tape, renew coax say every two years.
ps; as a radio ham, all my aerial are grounded,take my advice ground all aerials.

chris
« Last Edit: May 06, 2009, 03:11:33 PM by chris10 »

malc41

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Re: aerial vertical or horizontal
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 10:38:14 AM »
I think that they are vertically polarized.

From what I can remember the only aerial on an aircraft that is vertical are the ILS antennas.

But could be wrong?
15 Miles East of EGNJ