kdutson at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 2 13:59:43 EST 2005
You may be reading in something that is not there. No mention of radiating,
just transmitting. I know it's a pretty thin line, but a sharp lawyer could
probably convince a jury it's not the same as radiating.
73, Keith NM5G
From: Tom Rauch [mailto:w8ji at contesting.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 12:14 PM
To: Keith Dutson; TowerTalk
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Isotron
> I agree. However, careful reading of the Isotron page
> revealed no claim of gain or radiation efficiency.
Ignoring all the misstatements about capture area (capture area really has
nothing to do with physical size, it is a function of gain and wavelength),
they do make a gain claim.
"THE PERFORMANCE - It speaks for itself. Tests have measured the ISOTRONS to
transmit as well as a one-half wavelength dipole."
That's a problem. Saying it transmits "as well as a 1/2 wave dipole" means
zero dBd gain. It can't mean anything else.
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