Polarisation Matters !

 

In the examples below are Meteor Scatter Pings from Hudiksvall in Sweden which is a Vertically Polarised 60Kw Transmitter.

Using a 5 element Horizontal Beam and a 5 element Vertical Beam the difference in signal strengths is quite evident.

Meteor Scatter   2020

Station

Country Freq Aerial Polarisation PI Code PS Time Date
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical E201 ????1_?? 1750 13 Aug 20
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal No PI Logged No PS Logged 1750 13 Aug 20
 
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical E201 No PS Logged 1640 14 Aug 20
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal No PI Logged No PS Logged 1640 14 Aug 20
 
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical E201 No PS Logged 1412 15 Aug 20
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal No PI Logged No PS Logged 1412 15 Aug 20
 
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical E201 No PS Logged 0920 10 Nov 20
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal No PI Logged No PS Logged 0920 10 Nov 20
 
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical E201 No PS Logged 0840 13 Dec 20
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal No PI Logged No PS Logged 0840 13 Dec 20
 

The example below is SR P1 from Visby in Sweden which is a Horizontally Polarised 60Kw Transmitter.

Using a 5 element Horizontal Beam and a 5 element Vertical Beam the difference in signal strengths is quite evident.

Meteor Scatter   2020

Station

Country Freq Aerial Polarisation PI Code PS Time Date
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal E201 No PS Logged 0021 19 Nov 20
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical No PI Logged No PS Logged 0021 19 Nov 20
 
   SR P1 on Horizontal Beam Sweden 87.60 Horizontal E201 No PS Logged 0933 29 Nov 20
   SR P1 on Vertical Beam Sweden 87.60 Vertical No PI Logged No PS Logged 0933 29 Nov 20
 

The example below is NDR 2 from Hamburg in Germany which is a Horizontally Polarised 80Kw Transmitter.

Using a 5 element Horizontal Beam and a 5 element Vertical Beam the difference in signal strengths is quite evident.

Meteor Scatter   2020

Station

Country Freq Aerial Polarisation PI Code PS Time Date
   NDR 2 on Horizontal Beam Germany 87.60 Horizontal D382 _NDR_2__ 0906 7 Dec 20
   NDR 2 on Vertical Beam Germany 87.60 Vertical D382 No PS Logged 0906 7 Dec 20
 
   NDR 2 on Horizontal Beam Germany 87.60 Horizontal D382 No PS Logged 0906 7 Dec 20
   NDR 2 on Vertical Beam Germany 87.60 Vertical No PI Logged No PS Logged 0906 7 Dec 20
 

 

The example below is YLE Radio Yksi from Posio in Finland which is a Horizontally Polarised 30Kw Transmitter.

Using a 5 element Horizontal Beam and a 5 element Vertical Beam the difference in signal strengths is quite evident.

Meteor Scatter   2020

Station

Country Freq Aerial Polarisation PI Code PS Time Date
   YLE 1 on Horizontal Beam Finland 87.60 Horizontal 6201 YLE_YKSI 1145 8 Dec 20
   YLE 1 on Vertical Beam Finland 87.60 Vertical No PI Logged No PS Logged 1145 8 Dec 20
 

The example below is Radio Impuls from Brno in the Czech Republic which is a Horizontally Polarised 67Kw Transmitter.

Using a 5 element Horizontal Beam and a 5 element Vertical Beam the difference in signal strengths is quite evident.

Meteor Scatter   2020

Station

Country Freq Aerial Polarisation PI Code PS Time Date
   Radio Impuls on Horizontal Beam Czech Rep 87.60 Horizontal 2203 _IMPULS_ 0624 18 Dec 20
   Radio Impuls on Vertical Beam Czech Rep 87.60 Vertical No PI Logged No PS Logged 0624 18 Dec 20
 
   Radio Impuls on Horizontal Beam Czech Rep 87.60 Horizontal 2203 ??MP???? 1146 18 Dec 20
   Radio Impuls on Vertical Beam Czech Rep 87.60 Vertical No PI Logged No PS Logged 1146 18 Dec 20
 

The example below is Radio Dwojka {PR 2} from Zamosc in Poland which is a Vertically Polarised 30Kw Transmitter.

Using a 5 element Horizontal Beam and a 5 element Vertical Beam the difference in signal strengths is quite evident.

Sporadic E   2020

Station

Country Freq Aerial Polarisation PI Code PS Time Date
   Polskie Radio Dwˇjka on Vertical Beam Poland 87.60 Vertical 3222 No PS Logged 1547 27 Dec 20
   Polskie Radio Dwˇjka on Horizontal Beam Poland 87.60 Horizontal No PI Logged No PS Logged 1547 27 Dec 20
 

  

                                     

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