[TenTec] "A low vswr will kill youo"
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 21:20:15 EST
In a message dated 1/24/01 8:28:15 PM !!!First Boot!!!,
It has always been my understanding that the definition of an resonant
antenna is when the current wave is zero at both ends of the antenna. This
means the current loop or maximum will occur at the center of the antenna.
Operating the antenna in a non-resonate condition only moves the current loop
to a different position on the antenna itself. This has nothing to do with
how well the antenna radiates. A resonate antenna only other advantage is
the ability to easily feed power to it directly as its terminal impedance
approaches the output impedance of the transmitter. - 73's - Corn - k4own
Finally a bit of theory that the layman can digest.
Nice going Corn, de Jim K2ZF
Keep up the discussion guys, its wonderful to be able to read about antenna
theory in such a dynamic fashion !
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