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Offline orion_jb2001

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Blue system supplied ferrites
« on: November 06, 2017, 02:56:31 PM »
Hey all, and thinking of you all over the ditch, in the USA, with the issues you are currently dealing with nationally. :(  Now I am the proud owner of a blue system, with the case also on the way.  Question about the 3 ferrites also ordered.  Going back to the Red system days, with those supplied ferrites, they had a knot in one of the leads to indicate the + lead??  but the ones I have received with the blue do not. Explanation???? 

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Re: Blue system supplied ferrites
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2017, 04:39:54 PM »
Polarity doesn't matter in our application, especially if using Three Delta...
If you wanted to get some basic visual line on the direction of a signal from just looking at the signals,
using 2 ferrites at 90, then they should be in phase... otherwise, since we're TOA/TOGA, it makes no difference.

The 90 dual array, if loops phased the same, would present as below on a 'directivity' lobe,
but Blitzortung could care less, since it is not a DF system.
Can be handy for tracking a noise source, however, under proper conditions.
« Last Edit: November 06, 2017, 04:42:16 PM by Cutty Sark Sailor »

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Re: Blue system supplied ferrites
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2017, 05:14:25 PM »
As always, thanks Mike. :)