[TowerTalk] QST antenna ad policy

K4SB k4sb@mindspring.com
Thu, 24 Feb 2000 16:40:33 +0000

Jim Rhodes wrote:
> I get a kick out of the company that says "Our gain figures are so high
> that QST won't let us print them". I don't think they will be submitting
> models.

In itself, a model is simply not sufficient. The antenna should
be tested on a antenna range. I find it hard to believe that the
antenna companies cannot afford a few acres of land. The SEVHF
society every year gets to use the VHF/UHF range at Dobbins AF
base, and of those few commercials tested, none of them come
close to the gain figures, while the carefully built homebrews
are really


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