Matching your TX and RX Antennas by SuarezLuis

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Posted: March 30, 2014  |  1,261 views
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RX AntennaTX AntennaResult
BiQuad Vee Long range (15+miles)
     
Helical Cloverleaf, Airscrew, Mad Mushroom Moderate range (2-8 miles) and flying behind objects.
     
Crosshair Cloverleaf, Airscrew, Mad Mushroom Clean signal on long range and flying behind objects.
     
PepperBox Cloverleaf, Airscrew, Mad Mushroom Long range at low altitude, No tracker or diversity controller is needed
     
Circular Polarized Yagi Cloverleaf, Airscrew, Mad Mushroom Moderate to Long Range, Tracker is recommended
     
Cross Yagi Stock (Whip Antenna) Moderate Range, Tracker recommended (better than Yagi when aircraft is banking)
     
Yagi Stock (Whip Antenna) Moderate Range, Tracker recommended (loss of signal commonly while banking)
     
Whip Stock (Whip Antenna) Short Range, loss of signal while banking.

Comments

hanggar_mungil April 16, 2014
simple and nice information, will very help for newbi (like me) if you give picture of antenna and radiated pattern for every type antenna.

regards,
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frogs84ss April 18, 2014
great info. a picture of the antennas would help with id.
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EvanVH April 19, 2014
Very good info. I agree with the pic and pattern comment. Thanks for gathering the info.

Evan
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danallen82 April 21, 2014
Question SuarezLuis, what about sector antennas (Rx) which are typically used for wifi repeaters. What would be the best Tx antenna pair? I would assume the Vee or standard dipole is the best.
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