[AMRadio] Re: Your comments about AM


crawfish crawfish at surfmore.net
Mon Jan 16 19:48:43 EST 2006


Yagi got most of the credit, but Uda did all the work. Uda was a student of
Yagi's.Seems like their work was out in 1928. Several refinements (the Quad
by Clarence Moore-1942) and VHF long-boom(Kmosko-Johnson from 1956) but no
real advancements past that.Even the 8JK was from the '30's.
                                   Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 5:51 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: Your comments about AM


> Yagi Uda in the 1930s. No new principles really.
>
> On 15 Jan 2006 at 20:36, Clay Curtiss W7CE wrote:
>
> > Mike Mertel, K7IR, developed what I believe is one the most innovative
new
> > antenna ideas in years if not in decades.  The U.S. Patenet office
> > apparently agrees and awarded him a patent for it.  Mike is an
Electrical
> > Engineer but I don't believe he worked in the antenna field before
starting
> > SteppIR.  That was born from his interest in ham radio.
> >
> > www.steppir.com
> >
> > 73,
> > Clay  W7CE
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Brian Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> > To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 5:22 PM
> > Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Re: Your comments about AM
> >
> >
> > > Maybe I missed something...
> > > OK name something recent that was an innovation that
> > > radio amateur came up with that advanced the radio art.
> > >
> > > On 13 Jan 2006 at 16:32, Grant Youngman wrote:
> > >
> > > > > NO ONE in amateur radio "advances the technological art"
> > > > > these days. They haven't done so for many years.
> > > >
> > > > Maybe you're just not paying attention?
> > > >
> > > > Grant/NQ5T
> > > >
> > > >
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