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Subject: [Towertalk] OWA Yagis
From: (Jan Erik Holm)
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 18:15:33 +0200
As far as I remember OWA=optimized wideband array, that
would explain it all!
Why in the first place use a OWA design on 50 MHz? Not
needed with so narrow band.

73 Jim SM2EKM
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>Does anyone have any experience with the OWA design yagis.  Is there any
>advantage other than low SWR and direct 50 ohm feed?  I modeled the 15m 6el
>X 36' boom and compared it to my DX Engineering 15DX-6 with the same boom
>length and the DX Engineering had more gain throughout most of the band.
>Are there losses in the DX Eng. hair pin match or higher SWR that would make
>the OWA come out on top?
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