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From: six@uhf.wireless.net
Subject: re: Dayton Johnson's 1296 double rhombic
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 1996 12:59:16 -0500 (EST)

>
> Are you saying that at some point, it is wasted effort to increase antenna
> gain because something else is noise limiting the system?

Yes - the terminating resistor. I am trying to get a clarification on Johnson's design. I hope he used a design which does NOT use a terminating resistor, which according to the ARRL antenna book causes a bidirectional pattern.

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