Nzmal... is a user... see post #3
Rwidman... Possibly true,but as Adelie tells us,all sailboats use a 3db antenna, and most deep-sea sailors are sailboats. For the rest,perhaps try a 3db if it improves Satellite visibility.
Now something entirely different,but interesting. A new radio
ham device is now available for both PC and your Android mobile which enables you to
listen in to the radio
ham traffic around the world.
I am following a small ship from Norway
to Rarontonga via SAT-AIS,presently passing Cap Verde Islands,and will today listen to conversation between my son and the ship´s captain
with my mobile. Great Huh??