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Re: [TowerTalk] Funniest thing I've seen in weeks

To: <>,"W0UN -- John Brosnahan" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Funniest thing I've seen in weeks
From: "Al Williams" <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 08:41:50 -0700
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>From: "W0UN -- John Brosnahan" <>


>What struck me as funny is the title of the symbol:
>"Folded dipole aerial with 3 executives and 1 reflector sim. VDE"
>Guess something got lost in the translation and 3 directors became
>3 executives.

Why is the longer element called a reflector while the shorter
element called a director>  What is the origin of the naming?
Basically, don't they both re-radiate because of the same reason?

What is the relationship, if any, between the Yagi reflector and
ionosphere and ground reflections?


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