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Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna surface area
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 20:40:43 -0400
At 01:15 PM 6/10/01 -0700, Stu Greene wrote:
>I regret (1) having thought about the question and (2) expressing my views.
>Each posting has been read and considered and then, even more confused, I 
>ran a Google search on the question >surface area of a cylinder<
>  is the easiest to 
>understand but the intangible of how much of the area of the element should 
>be calculated for wind loading purposes rermains.
>It seems to me that to solve wind loading area we need a wind tunnel, a 
>Cray computer, and professors of  logic, mathematics and physics, 
>preferably from a top notch engineering university, and an Act of Congress.
>This is not an easy question and I quit

Or on the other hand you could get a copy of K7NV's Yagistress, which
incorporates the latest thinking on the aerodynamics of Yagi antennas, as
well as their mechanics.

73, Pete N4ZR
No, no ... that's WEST Virginia

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