Accessories:LR-1090-N Stacked Omni Antenna
A 1.5 m long Stacked Omnidirectional Antenna
For a long time I used the G7RGQ and afterwards the collinear stacked from Francois, F5ANN. Suddenly Andy presented me a 1.5m long stacked vertical antenna, and after testing it, I found this antenna giving me about 25nm more range, to a total of 225nm into all directions. See the proof below.
I am happy that the constructor took some of my hints and experience into his design, and Andy soon will offer this antenna in his web shop.
|A wonderful antenna - mounted on a sidebar at my rooftop mast|
My current range with this antenna is more than 225nm into all directions that are not shadowed by mountains. To the south you will find the alps as a barrier, towards west the Schwäbische Alp moutains show a limit. All other direction are free. The typical Mode-S frame rate during busy time in the evening is 1200 frames per second (72000 frames/minute).
Overnight plot using Andy's antenna