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Old 06-12-2018, 04:27 PM
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Another small point; the diameter of the antenna affects bandwidth. The ELT antenna is small in diameter and therefore has very little bandwidth.
i.e. The further you get away from 121.5 Mhz., the less the gain of the antenna.

Bottom line; Not a very good idea.
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