Re: A liitle OT: suggestion for antenna shielding

John H. Bryant <bjohnorcas@...>

Very interesting, Huelbe.... and not off topic at all!


John B.

At 07:36 PM 4/30/2008 -0300, you wrote:

there are a few sources relating the pros and cons of using a shield over the loop antenna.
However, some time ago I found an original way to shield a ferrite loop, it was made by PA2OHH Onno for his Navtex (518KHz) receiver:
Onno used a flat, multi-wire cable (like those used with hard-disks) to build the shield.
Perhaps one can make a try in an ultra-light or not-so-light receiver :)

John B.
Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
Rcvrs: WiNRADiO 313e, Eton e1, NRD-535(kiwa-mods)
Antennas: 700' NE/SW mini-Bev, Wellbrook Phased Array (pre-production version)

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