K7> Well, not really monobanders in the strict sense of the word but they
K7>are all parasitic on different frequencies. Since gain is a function of boo
K7>length, that's where you need to start. And that's irregardless of the
K7>number of elements. The more elements you have on a given boom length aren'
K7>necessarily going to give you any more gain. The Force 12 antennas have bee
K7>computer modeled and optimized so they compete very well (and sometimes
K7>better) with a comparable trapped tribander of similar boom length. You may
K7>want to get a copy of Tom's book, "Array Of Light", that gets into more
K7>design details. Along with a lot of other interesting topics, as well.
What difference makes more elements on same boom lenght, f/b
Ernesto Grueneberg, LU6BEG
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