Better F/B with a Reflector/Driven Element set up...the extra gain you will
probably never hear it...but the F/B is important to me...that's why I
converted my 2 element 20 meter yagi to a Moxon...good luck
73, Tim K8WBL
"Everything you want is inside you, All you fear is there as well"
> Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 13:53:11 -0700
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Director vs reflector
> With a 2 element beam, you have the option of the parasitic element being
> either a director or a reflector. Is there a reason why all commercial 2
> element beams use a reflector? I seem to recall from the ARRL antenna book
> that you can get slightly more gain out of using a director instead, and it
> seems that the director would be cheapter to produce than the reflector since
> it uses less materials.
> 73s John AA5JG
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