RX antenna - BOG vs classic wire beverage

This revision is from 2020/11/11 20:11. You can Restore it.

Usually 10 to 15dB down. This is RX antenna where we counts not for signal strange but SNR (signal-to-noise) ratio. We can use good RX preamplifier to increase the signal stragne.

We have to use 4:1 impedance transformer (compare to 9:1 for classic beverage).

If you put a BOG on the ground, you or animals will trip over it. The BOG wire must be insulated. It is advisable to use Teflon or similar high quality insulating material that can withstand abrasion (critters have sharp teeth!). Teflon insulated wire is best, but expensive