[amsat-bb] Re: Arecibo on 432 MHz Moon Bounce (some calculations)

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Thu Apr 22 06:14:39 PDT 2010

I guess because it's impossible to build an isotropic radiator and therefore just as impossible to measure it.
Why would I believe, or want to use, something I can neither have, use or measure?

An isotropic antenna doesn't exist.

On 22-Apr-10 10:20, Stephen Melachrinos wrote:

> In fact, the amateur community is the only place where there is a fascination with the dipole reference.

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