Is there any reason to think that changing the Q of an antenna would affect the directional pattern, assuming that is the only variable that changes?
Restricting to values of Q say less than 1000.
Assume this is an HF loop antenna which could reach Q values of <1000 somehow, and assume it is made of magic metal so that I can vary the conductivity and therefore the Q as desired without changing anything mechanically. The capacitor is of course perfect.
So as I increase resistance of the metal, does the pattern change?
I miss having access to XFDTD, I could have just simmed it.