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Re: Antenna Performance



Navy ships are grey for a reason..... Try Grey.  Then again, that's 
pretty close to the natural color of aluminum.

Good luck & 73,
Jim
wb4gcs@amsat.org


joseph Murray wrote:

>Bruce
>
>There are many different kinds of black paint.
>The composition of which can cause heating of the antenna.
>I say that in an attempt to recognize the final temperature of the
>antenna proper.
>You may need to address the temperature of that antenna in the
>summer,(plastics)
>Hiding the antenna from the neighbors : black may be good at night unless
>the antenna background
>is not dark.
>Conversely black may provide a high contrast image in the daylight 
>making it easier to see.
>All of the above may go out the window if your neighbor has a infrared
>viewer
>Think of making the antenna the same color intensity as the background
>for daylight.
>
>Just some things to consider
>
>Joe K0VTY
>===========================
>On Mon, 29 May 2006 14:43:03 -0400 "Bruce" <snyderb@cox.net> writes:
>  
>
>>BB
>>
>>  Does applying black paint to your bear alum beam antennas, M2 
>>type, 
>>degrade performance???. Trying to make them less visible to the 
>>neighbors.
>>
>>73 Bruce KG4YEV 
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