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Originally Posted by Glimmie
In this context, it's not possible. You will hear about passive gain associated with antennas, but it's not really passive gain either. You are simply tuning the antenna to a narrow band of frequencies at the expense of others.
Thanks for your reply, I was pretty sure that "passive" was not what Steve ment. The term that I have seen used for the concept Steve was referring to is "buffer" amplification and is also used for impedance control of the pre-amp input stage.
BTW, most antennas have some directivity. Even dipole antennas, prefer horizontal incidence,