don't forget that its being patented... that seems to be an important part
>> The press release says nothing, except to suggest 3 dB
>> signal from whatever this loaded monopole is, vs. 'normal'
> A west-coast amateur predicted a new magic antenna was due
> to appear soon. Magical antennas all follow the same basic
> script with different "fill in the blank" phrases.
> ________ was accidentally discovered by a fellow who works
> part time on antennas because he needed an antenna that had
> high performance in limited space.
> The __________ antenna does not follow conventional rules,
> and cannot be modeled in normal MOM based programs. It was
> verified by the person who invented it in over-the-air tests
> in at least _________ locations, where it was successfully
> compared to other reference antennas of unknown efficiency.
> The ________ will eventually benefit society by _________.
> What you will always find is the inventor:
> 1.) Never used a real antenna range or real test setup
> 2.) Never had it peer reviewed or verified by independent
> 3.) Always discovers some new physics everyone else "missed"
> 4.) Often uses "X worked XX with only XXX watts" as proof of
> some absolute performance.
> These things repeat so often, I'm shocked anyone would
> believe something that fits the same pattern over and over.
> DDRR, CFA, Fractals, CTA, E-H, Super-C, and so on. I'll omit
> the various beams and quads, some of which are still on the
> market (like 20dB gain super contest quagi's from the 80's
> and 6dB gain two-element antennas from the 90's and later).
> 73 Tom
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
> Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with
> any questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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