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Can anyone tell me what is the best antenna for airport/aircraft pickup ?
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A good discone will do the job and plenty of coverage.
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Depends on distance from airport :)
Sometimes it is a dipole, sometimes multi element Yagi.
You can't have too many antennas...
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cheers ...can i have both and connect them at the same time to a single scanner ...and can i put a dipole in the loft ?
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Lol, in the loft...
You can put it even in the basement.
Similar results, nada.
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ch25 wrote: 15 Oct 2020, 22:23 Lol, in the loft...
You can put it even in the basement.
Similar results, nada.
Rubbish lemmy,

I Think you'd find a huge difference between having an antenna in the basement compared to the attic.

Good results can be had from a loft antenna, But its still no substitute for an outside antenna
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