Re: Antennna placement


Keith Spreuer
 

At lower frequencies pretty much. Seems to be fine for VHF comm and nav. You start to get degradation a the higher frequencies for Transponders and ADS. Some have noted better performance of these with just the tip of the antenna sticking outside the skin. Monopoles do need a ground plane.
Keith

On Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 8:35 AM Scott Humphrey longez.patch@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:
 

Is fiberglass more or less radio wave transparent? Is there a reason for the ELT antenna, transponder antenna, and DME antenna to be outside the aircraft? Nav and  Com are buried under the skin afterall.


Scott "Patch" Humphrey
Cozy III
Savannah, TX 

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