Recent RS-918 HF SDR on a Buddipole

RS-918 SDR transceiver

Let me show you the Recent RS-918 Hf Sdr Transceiver on a Buddipole in my backyard. Do you think I might be able to make SSB contacts with this compromise antenna and a compromise rig? 15 watts is all I can pump into the Buddipole from the RS-918 which is a McHF clone, similar to … Read more

Antenna Reciprocity

Antenna Reciprocity

Reciprocity is one of the most useful (and fortunate) properties of antennas. Reciprocity states that the receive and transmit properties of an antenna are identical. Hence, antennas do not have distinct transmit and receive radiation patterns – if you know the radiation pattern in the transmit mode then you also know the pattern in the … Read more