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Re: Once again: Realistic BBQ Dish Gain with Original Dipole Feed, an



The analogy breaks down there, because for 10 bucks you can make that BBQ
dish a 3ft dish with a circular feed. Chicken wire, a loop of wire, a tin
can and a connector will get you in the neighborhood of 5 db. (No quibbles
on the number, please....)

I'd trade that Yugo for a Mustang for 10 bucks every single time.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Muncy" <smuncy@mac.com>
To: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
Cc: <AMSAT-BB@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Once again: Realistic BBQ Dish Gain with Original
Dipole Feed, an


> the Yugo gets better  gas mileage by far and is more economical - in
> operating cost and purchase price. Bottom line is that the cents per
> mile cost will be less, while still getting you from point A to point B.
>
> (P.  S. I own a Volvo and that is NOT an economical way to get from
> point A to point B)
>
>
> On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 21:45 US/Central, Andrew Glasbrenner
> wrote:
>
> > But why drive a Yugo when for 10 bucks and an hour's effort you can be
> > driving a Mustang GT?
> >
> >
> ____________________________________________________
> Steve Muncy, NI5V    < mailto:ni5v@arrl.net >
> Dallas, TX USA         < http://homepage.mac.com/smuncy/hamradio/ >
> QRP-ARCI #10330  FISTS #7412  QCWA #30705  AMSAT #33939
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