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Re: [TowerTalk] best way to shine up an old yagi?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] best way to shine up an old yagi?
From: Jan Erik Holm <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 06:13:16 +0200
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On 2010-07-12 21:01, wrote:
> In a message dated 7/12/2010 6:43:47 PM Greenwich Standard Time,
> writes:
> You can  rub it with Scotchbrite pads to remove surface oxidation,
>> especially  where parts join, but WHY would you want it to 'shine'
>>   otherwise?
> Ah, but don't they look pretty glimmering in the sun...if you don't  have
> any neighbors.
> I've always found the signals are louder with a new shiny  antenna.  It
> allows the RF to slip off better.
> Bill KH7XS (soon to be QRT and QSYed to  K4-land)
Yes but don´t make it "too shiny", it will then loose a few dB on
receive since it will start to reflect the incoming RF. As they use
to say "there is no free lunch".


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