[mythtv-users] Antenna.. too good to be true?

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Feb 8 03:17:35 UTC 2010

On Feb 7, 2010, at 7:02 PM, Ben Kamen wrote:

> On 2/7/2010 7:22 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
>> I'm not an antenna expert. That said, with gain antennas bigger is
>> almost always better. This is physically smaller than your quad bow- 
>> tie
>> so I doubt it will do any better. Any improvement would probably come
>> from the low-noise amplifier, and there's no reason you couldn't just
>> amplify your quad bow-tie instead.
> You have to qualify that properly though.
> Bigger at a given wavelength can be better. ;)

Well, yes.  When you're talking about antennas size is always best  
expressed in wavelengths. ;)

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