OK, One last time, especially since it was cloudy last night and I could not
see the North star anyway.
Mr. Tony Brock-Fisher, I don't know you at all. I don't know if you write a lot
on the 'net or not, but it is quite obvious that you spent a lot of time in
writing your e-mail. You did a lot of work in defending your XA and you appear
to be quite sensitive in this regard.
You make assumptions on our marketing strategy and you are not a part of the
company; therefore, you do not know. What you can know, however, is that our
specifications are accurate. No other company does that.
If we find an error, we correct it and in regards to our compact loops, it
out we were too conservative in their actual efficiency, so the '97 brochure
will reflect this and a few typos, too.
In regards to the specific antenna you address, the C-3, it is very simple:
The C-3 is exactly what it says it is.
It has the forward gain and pattern it says it has.
The underlying problem is believing the published gain figures for your XA
antenna. That is working from a basis that is impossible. Why don't you
challenge them? Do actual vertical track measurements and see if you can get
those numbers! The easier way is modeling and making some pracitical
Actually, I believe I made this same challenge to you some time ago via Natan.
Looking back on it, your e-mail this time seems to be the same stuff as last
Back to work...
73, Tom, N6BT
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