10497Re: [loopantennas] N3FJP's Nested Loop article 2014 March QST
- Feb 17, 2014Yet another worthless QST antenna article.
This is nothing new, it is just the driven element
from a quad antenna. Lightning Bolt sold a 5
band quad 30 years ago. Only they wisely used
fiberglass spreaders, instead of PVC. PVC is a
terrible structural material. They also wisely
used a broadband transformer instead of bandwidth
limiting 75 ohm sections. The article claims
there is no interaction between elements. I
don't know how the author arrived at this, but
I modeled this configuration a few years ago
and found that there is substantial interaction
especially on 10 meters. And I modeled it with
relays at the feed points to open up the unused
loops. As described in QST, it would have even
On 2/14/2014 9:17 PM, kb8nty@... wrote:
> Check out N3FJP's Loop antenna article in the new 2014 March QST issue.
> Don't have it yet, it's also now on ARRL website. Interesting read...
> -73- Ross -KB8NTY-
> www.rossradio.net <http://www.rossradio.net>
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