One of my favorite zingers: "If You Can't Be Accurate, Be Precise!"
(not true in your case, of course <grin>)
("Rigor Gained is Clarity Lost"....I'll take credit for that one)
> Why not say "somewhere around 13 dB"?)
> That's exactly what I said when I first wrote:
> "This should be no surprise. Even a dipole up 1/2 wavelength
> will beat a 4-square. I recall a dipole's gain is in the order of 2-3
> dB over a 4-square for equivalent grounds. Add another 4-5 dBd for a
> 2 element Yagi and you are around 6-8 dB over a 4-square. The only
> place a 4-square can realistically compete with a Yagi is if you are
> over salt water."
> ...but then someone wanted to see the model, which confirmed what I
> already stated. Now someone else questions the model and wants
> to go back to the approximations I originally used. I think I've
> just relearned why to never say anything in the first place. ;-)
> 73, Bill W4ZV
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