Sent: Mon, Jul 12, 2010 3:01 pm
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] best way to shine up an old yagi?
In a message dated 7/12/2010 6:43:47 PM Greenwich Standard Time,
You can rub it with Scotchbrite pads to remove surface oxidation,
> especially where parts join, but WHY would you want it to 'shine'
Ah, but don't they look pretty glimmering in the sun...if you don't have
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, and if you let a plastic owl rub it, the signals slip off even better.
By the way, in my town, Halilfax, VT the antenna ordinance require an antenna
to be painted in dull paint not to attract too much attention.
Hans - N2JFS
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