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Re: Is "silvered" mylar a reflector of UHF/microwaves?



Bill, I'm about to find out. I just lined a 3 dollar Wal-mart umbrella with 
this stuff and a can of spray adhesive. Signal testing to be done soon. My 
gut feeling is it is reflective, but not 100%.

73, Drew KO4MA

-------Original Message-------
From: Bill Acito W1PA <w1pa@hotmail.com>
Sent: 05/14/03 01:29 PM
To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Is "silvered" mylar a reflector of UHF/microwaves?

> 
> Commonly seen in the US hiking stores as "space" or emergency blankets,
or from hydroponics gardening stores. Can this material be used as a
reflector covering material, or is it transparent at 2.4GHz?

Bill
W1PA

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