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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 2017-12-04, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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Gray Hoverman: to split or not to split?

For original design, unifying halves to solid mesh gives NO penalty (neither SWR, nor Gain)
For highly optimized 10-rod design, using 10 rods instead 2x10 half-rods gives small penalty in SWR and Gain.

Is it worth of to split?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 2018-03-09, 06:26 PM
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I followed your idea of the full mesh reflector for my GH 7" and the result has been an increase in the signal at the tv.

Originally the spacing was 1.5". I made the reflector adjustable and it is now a 4.5" setback. I can't measure much more than the signal strength. Thanks .
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