Bill Aycock wrote:
> -----Original Message----- > There's some fellas here in the northeast
> USA (don't know if N1IR is
>> one of them) who have been in business developing fractal antennas ...
>> it seems the military has some interest in them
> He is.
> One confusion is that "N1IR" is no longer N1IR. There was some kind of
> scandal about the change from that call, that I wish I knew more of.
> One problem Chip had with the Ham community was that he would not give
> out data, and ALWAYS claimed any comparison was "done wrong" but with no
> He was a good operator, and did make some impressive runs with what he
> claimed was a "barefoot" rig and his 10M Fractenna. W8JI voiced doubts.
oohh.. 10 meters...
That's an interesting band to make claims on. When it's hot, a little
bit of gain and you work the world trivially. Getting a fair amount of
gain is pretty easy, and that solves a lot of ground loss problems, and
if the sunspots are cooperating..
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