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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: antenna info


Thread: [Acro] Re: antenna info

Message: [Acro] Re: antenna info

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From: Gil & Phyl Tellier <giltel at>

Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 02:55:22 UTC


My experience with an all metal belly from the seat rearward with swept
back belly mounted antenna and Terra radio in an S-1S is that in flight
send and receive is great but ground to tower is poor. I often have to
resort to a parallel King with VOR antenna in the wing for ground
communication. Gil Tellier

Allan Krosner wrote:

> Nate,
> This type of antenna makes no sense in the case of the Pitts with its
> steel tube fuselage.  I have my antenna mounted on the turtle deck
> behind the canopy.  The aluminum turtle deck is the ground plane.
> Allan Krosner
> S1-S
> Nate Wilson wrote:
>> Hi All,       While I'm at the keyboard, just wanted to ask if
>> anyone has some experience with the Advanced Aircraft Electronics
>> Comm antenna sold by Aircraft Spruce. It is the type designed for
>> composite and fabric aircraft use with no ground plane. Was thinking
>> about installing one in my S1S. In particular, I am curious about
>> location, method of mounting, and performance. Also looking for a
>> phone number for Pyrotech or any other companies who sell wingtip
>> smoke grenades. I believe Aero Pyro is out of business now. Many
>> thanks in advance for all replies. Nate Wilson
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