[Tagging] "satellit"

Sergio Manzi smz at smz.it
Tue Mar 5 10:30:17 UTC 2019

On 2019-03-05 11:14, Warin wrote:

> On 05/03/19 20:08, Jean-Marc Liotier wrote:
>> On Mon, March 4, 2019 11:20 pm, Warin wrote:
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/antenna:use
>> This is a way to solve most of the problem, but it fails the "map it as I
>> see it" test.
>> man_made=antenna + antenna:reflector=dish does map the satellite
>> communications antenna I just spotted... But what the naïve mapper I am
>> really wants is man_made=antenna + antenna=dish (or
>> monopole/dipole/yagi/helical/phased_array ...) : "map it as I see it" !
>> Then one can add antenna:propagation, antenna:application,
>> antenna:propagation, antenna:polarisation etc. but they are accessory.
>> Am I mistaken in believing that the main tags chain should focus on
>> offering a straightforward way to map the apparent physical features,
>> rather than invisible distinctions ? Not that invisible distinctions are
>> not welcome too - but they should stay out of the way.
> Sympathies!
> An alternative is available ...
> man_made=antenna
> dish=yes

So far, so good.

> cross_gain_feed=yes

What does that mean? I'm a licensed radio amateur (/for more than 30 years/) and I never heard of that term... :-/

> two_way=yes

Prove that!

> satellite=yes

Prove that! Because it points at the sky? There are many other good reasons to point an antenna at the sky...

> ----------------------
> This does open it up for adding 2 things that are mutually exclusive eg
> yagi=yes
> monopole=yes
> but in other respects is easier to use.


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