Re: [Electronics_101] Re: AM antenna
> The theory behind antenas is really fascinating and rather difficult,Nothing wrong with explaining things but if someone asks what time
> > You're making it way to complicated. Most tuners will work find with
> > just a length of wire connected to them, as long as possible, but
> > don't need/want a 1/4 wave length.
> Well...maybe the post was too dull or over-technical for the more
> practical minded.
it is don't be surprised if their eyes glaze over. Personally I love
explaining technical details, but I have learned to make certain
that the reader/listener really wants that.
> It may beThe objective of any technical forum is to answer the questions asked.
> that the objective of this forum is to solve people´s doubts and
> questions, however why not try to gain some insight?
If someone asks a basic question and you trot out a lot of theory the
person may not understand what you are writing about. And they
may not want all the theory yet.
> If you read my post carefully, I never even suggested that a 1/4 waveSorry, my eyes glazed over too.
> length antenna be used in this AM application. Why did you repeat the
> calculations I wrote down?
> At the end of the post I suggested two very simple, cost effectiveMost hi fi tuners have just a single screw terminal for AM, if they
> and comercially available indoor AM antennas. I have tried and
> characterized both of them on an S meter and found them ok for
> domestic operation!
even bother with AM. Anything more complicated than a length
of wire would be overkill.
> Maybe your last post wasn´t intended as an answer to my post...Yes, my reply was to your message. The best approach to any
questioner is the simplest answer, then ask if he wants more