[amsat-bb] Re: DIY: Parabolic mirror

ka2pbt ka2pbt at arrl.net
Thu Aug 14 12:59:26 PDT 2008

agree ..... what would be a good form to start with rather than the bottom
of some random water tank??

Assuming you had a proper form ... I think the construction process has

The next step would be to coat the fiberglass shell with something metallic
... foil ... screen ????

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 2:04 PM, Franklin Antonio <antonio at qualcomm.com>wrote:

> At 07:34 AM 8/14/2008, Joe wrote:
>> Too bad it's not parabolic,  and probably far from even spherical.
> Precisely.  Apparently the author thinks "parabolic" just means some kinda
> symmetrical concave surface.
> This guy obviously isn't an antenna guy.
> I've found Make magazine to be a crock in general.  Too bad.

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