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Nomad Zaxnet antenna and ground planes


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I've recently purchased a few options to move Nomad's zaxnet antenna to elsewhere in the bag.


I then noticed a post from Glenn stating that, an antenna with a ground plane should be chosen if extending.

(post 11 here)


Firstly, what problems could occur when extending an antenna without a ground plane?




Is there anything in the specs of an antenna that will tell me if it has a ground plane (besides overtly stating it)?


I have looked at many antennae over the last few days and haven't seen this mentioned.


For the record, these are the items I bought (some of them thanks to Tom Visser and José Frias)










And a pair of these (although these will live directly on Nomad and QRX 235 if used)


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