ClearCom Tempest Tip #6
Proper antenna placement is the most important factor in maximizing RF performance. Whether using a Tempest BaseStation with one or two antennas or are remote transceiver, correct antenna placement can mean the difference between acceptable or great RF performance. Locate antennas above head level, away from metal obstructions. Locate omni-directional antennas in the center of the coverage area. Locate directional antennas on the edge of the coverage area pointing across it. When using a BaseStation or Transceiver with two antennas, always make sure that the coverage patterns of both antennas overlap in the desired coverage area. Antenna placement matters!