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General VHF/UHF Antenna Considerations

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A high-level summary is presented here in quick, bulleted form.  More details are provided below. It is important to understand that the recommendations for antennas really apply to any simplex FM station, whether it is used for voice or data communications.



Antenna Height

Antenna Pattern  (Omni vs. Directional)

Antenna Gain


HT Antennas


Lighting Protection

Notes on Some Specific Antenna Configurations

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