Low Q Yagis - G4CQM - 2017

E-Plane & H-Plane...

Recently a correspondent expressed doubts regarding the E-Plane & H-Plane after looking at several Ham Radio experts websites. It concerned me that some did not understand which was which, and their relationship to Azimuth and Elevation patterns seen in a yagi beam antenna! So here using graphical illustration of my WAX8 (Horizontal) yagi is my explanation! Note that the E-Plane beamwidth is less than that of the H-Plane, typical in a conventional yagi...

WAX8 Horizontal Yagi in Arie Voors 4nec2
WAX8 Horizontal Yagi in Arie Voors 4nec2
WAX8 E-Plane in K6STI's NEC YagisWAX8 H-Plane in K6STI's NEC Yagis
WAX8 E-Plane in K6STI's NEC YagisWAX8 H-Plane in K6STI's NEC Yagis
WAX8 E-Plane in K6STI's AOPWAX8 H-Plane in K6STI's AOP
WAX8 E-Plane in K6STI's AOPWAX8 H-Plane in K6STI's AOP
WAX8 E-Plane in Arie Voors 4nec2WAX8 H-Plane in Arie Voors 4nec2
WAX8 E-Plane in Arie Voors 4nec2WAX8 H-Plane in Arie Voors 4nec2

In a horizontal yagi the E-Plane can be regarded as the plane of the elements!...


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