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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Yagiis
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
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Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 22:48:25 -0400
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> There is no decrease in gain by using a OWA design. I have 
> carefully modeled the
> OWA vs. conventional low impedance feedpoint designs. The 
> only draw back to the
> OWA is one additional element for a given boom length 
> (this close spaced 1st
> director creates a 50 ohm feedpoint impedance for direct 
> feeding and great VSWR
> bandwidth - nothing more). The gain and F/B bandwidth are 
> not changed by the use
> of the OWA feed system design.
Hi Tim,

The OWA article says they give up gain.

What software are you using? My Eznec 5 sure doesn't handle 
tapered elements well.

73 Tom


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