Richard (Rick) Karlquist wrote:
> jimlux wrote:
>> Limited commercial viability (e.g. no big advantage over other shortened
>> antenna designs, so a lot more marketing sizzle than steak) and a patent
>> owner (Nathan Cohen) rumored to be litigious to boot.
> Reminds me of the Cuk inductorless switching power supply. It certainly
> represented out of the box thinking and maybe had some advantages over
> other supplies in certain applications. However, it was patented and I
> guess the licensing was onerous so it never saw much use. The patent is
> now expired but it still hasn't been adopted.
Kinda like the Sylvania? Loctal (sp?) socket. Wikipeda managed to get
the information on the Loctal messed up. It was a good socket, and
generally well liked, but Sylvania was pretty tight with their licensing
which is why it was not widely used.
> Rick N6RK
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