[TowerTalk] antenna gain

Bill Turner wrt@eskimo.com
Sun, 06 Jul 1997 15:44:20 GMT

On Sun, 6 Jul 1997 10:49:27 -0400, "Paul M. Elliott"
<pelliott@flash.net> wrote:

>Having the ARRL set gain measurement standards would be the flip side of
>what would happen if Consumer Reports ran ads from the car manufacturers. 
>There would be inevitable conflict of interest in both cases.
>73 - Paul N3GPU
Paul is right on.  Any organization that accepts advertising can never
be impartial.  So what's to do?  How about a consortium of ham clubs
getting together and hiring an impartial third party to perform the
tests?  In the business world there are lots of independent trade
associations which perform similar duties.  Why not us?

73, Bill W7TI

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