Why should these people supply their intellectual property for free? If they
want the designs - they should pay for it. If you want to create the
easy-to-put-together and stay-up, you should either pay for the antenna; pay
for the design or build your own.
How typical.......just like the hams that ask a person regarding an item at a
hamfest, but never buy. Then when the guy selling leaves the stuff in a
dumpster - watch the hams jump off their scooters and go "dumpster-diving"......
"There is no such thing as a free lunch"
-------------- Original message --------------
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Doug Robson)
> Hi all,
> Maybe the sensible thing to do would be for the folks that still have their
> phone number to contact them once again and plead, beg, supplicate, etc to
> them release to the ham public the design plans for their antenna and those
> us still wanting to make use of a well designed quad can fend for themselves
> the materials.
> The basic concept of the quad is available from many sources, but ones that
> together and work with little effort and stay up! - now there's some
> knowledge that should not be lost to present and future posterity - IMHO
> Doug Robson - KI4LZC
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