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Old 25-Apr-2019, 11:48 PM   #129
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Originally Posted by blackstone View Post
Thanks for the explanation.
What does vertical polarization do?
The horizontal polarization of the transmitting antenna matches the horizontal polarization of your receiving antenna for the most effective reception.

Some vertical polarization has been added to the horizontal polarization of the newer antennas with the hope that it will make the reception of the new ATSC 3.0 signals more effective for mobile devices.
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