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Re: AO-40 heard on 2.4GHz in VK



on 12/30/00 9:05 AM, Gerald Payton N5GPC at n5gpc@earthlink.net wrote:

> Also, it seems that most people are leaning toward the dishes for 2.4 gig.
> I'd like to seen a comparison between yagis, loop yagis and the dishes with
> the same gain and noise figures.  Why would one be better than the other?  Is
> it the physical mounting ease?

Size and gain, IMHO.

I think it's easier to get a higher gain antenna in a smaller package when
using a dish over a traditional loop yagi or whatever.

It's been a LONG time since my antenna class days, but I'm pretty sure this
is correct.

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

"A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

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