It would be nice to have a drawing of this new antenna so
that we know what is being discussed. Anyone have one?
Like everyone else, I'm trying to guess what it is.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Subich, K4IK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 3:49 PM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] more info on new URI antenna
> > "The DLM [distributed load monopole] antenna is based on
> > lot of things that currently exist," said the researcher
> > invented the smaller antenna, Robert Vincent of the
> > physics department, "but I've been able to put a
> > of them together to create a revolutionary way of
> > antennas. It uses basically a helix plus a load coil."
> > for additional information.
> Based on that article I have even more doubt about this so
> breakthrough ... considering the inventor doesn't seem to
> difference between FM/TV towers and AM antenna sites.
> "The patent-pending design could transform every
> GHz models for cell phones to the giant, KHz AM antennas
> stud the high ground of metropolitan areas-Vincent said."
> Rarely, if ever, will one find an AM broadcast site
> on "high ground." They are generally on the wet,
> conductivity sites. The high, rocky sites are absolutely
> worst sites for "KHz AM antennas."
> BTW, this DLM technology sounds a lot like "variable pitch
> loading" that was popular for mobile whips in the late
> was alleged to be a breakthrough advance over conventional
> (base or mid-point) loading techniques. It never proved
> as an advertising gimmick for 11 meter antennas.
> ... Joe, K4IK
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