In a message dated 9/13/02 1:01:13 PM Pacific Daylight Time, email@example.com
> Not according to their own published data...the StepIR changes element
> length for optimization, but element spacing remains fixed and obviously
> cannot be ideal over an octave of bandwidth.
Well, that still trumps fixed element lengths. I've been told many times
that element spacing in multiband yagis is a pretty small degradation but I'm
not an antenna modeling guy.
Nonetheless the anecdotal on-the-air info on the StepIR is pretty