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Subject: Re: Single wire FM antenna
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 18:50:10 -0000
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best not start the bomb discussions again :)
"mook johnson" wrote in message
> The controller is from and RC can but the application is different.
> I'm mainly concerned with the receivers ability to "pickup" the
> signal at various antenna lengths.
> Mostly interested in the length of antenna wire that extends from the
> receiver and how it affects reception.
> "mook johnson" wrote in message
> > I have an FM receiver (75MHz) that has an antenna tuned to approximately
> > of the wavelength of the carrier.
> > From what I've read, 5/8 would be better.
> > This receiver only needs to work over a short range (~1000 feet max)
> > fairly strong transmitter nearby (~1 watt).
> > This is for an R/C car controller
> > Could someone explain the performance differences between 1/8,1/2 and
> > wavelength single line antennas?
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