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Old 28th January 2014, 12:27 PM   #11
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You must put it horizontally. In Europe, in opposition to American broadcasting stations, is used horizontal polarization, that's why, in portable FM radios we get better reception with the aerial out of vertical position and almost horizontal...
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Old 28th January 2014, 04:46 PM   #12
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In the US, FM broadcast antennas use circular polarization.
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Old 29th January 2014, 02:49 AM   #13
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In the US, FM broadcast antennas use circular polarization.
When I started to look into the polarization situation, I started to see circular polarized antennae for FM broadcast.

But I could not find something (even wikipedia) that stated as such.

I am not surprised, though.

So it should not matter whether it is vertical or horizontal.

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