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

List of Ham radio activities you can do

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There are so many aspects to the radio hobby. So it really is a question of where your interest lies. Here’s a partial list of things you can do with an amateur license: Talk to people (rag chewing; could be local or long-range) Work DX (long-distance contacts, foreign countries) Exchange QSL cards with stations you’ve … Read more