> so where does that leave us??? waiting for details to pick apart. is it
> something revolutionary? unlikely, but at least this one doesn't claim to
> rely on new physics that i have seen. is it that much better than the
> best we have now? unlikely, but we don't know what he claims to be
> measuring against yet. am i interested? unlikely, i have room for full
> size stuff and none of these compact designs has been shown to be better
> than full size antennas. so until there are more details all we can do is
> speculate and waste time in the short summer antenna growing season.
I think the next thing, particularly for amateur antennas, is automatically
reconfigurable/self-adjusting antennas with more integration of the
radiating elements and the matching components. We're creeping there with
SteppIR, and certainly auto-tuners have changed life for a lot of people,
and are now almost a standard piece of gear.
The next thing after that will be active phased arrays with multiple
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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