From: Bruce Muscolino (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Just wanted to point out that all should remember that any modelling
software is just that, modelling software. The software only gives you
a look at the antenna's pattern under ideal conditions. You will never
have ideal conditions for your antenna, but it does save on wire!
> Leon Heller wrote:
> > MMANA is very good, free, and quite easy to use:
> I never tried MMANA. I have to give that a shot soon. I've used EZNEC
> (demo) for quite a while, and grew quite fond of it (can you say that
> about software?).
> Recently I stumbled upon Arie Voors' comments on an antenna modeling
> article in a Dutch amateur radio magazine. I decided to try his free
> products 4nec2 and 4nec2X (3D modeling) and found it quite impressive.
> You can download it at:
> Some screen images:
> Here's a screendump of a model run of my (former) delta loop:
> What I really like, besides the pretty pictures, is that you can easily
> compare radiation patterns of different antennas within the same window.
> I like to play with the models first before I actually go in the yard
> and mess with wires. :)
> The really cool part....it's free. :)
> --Alex KR1ST
Search QRP-L Archives
QRP-L Archive |
[ 1993| 1994| 1995| 1996| 1997| 1998| 1999| 2000| 2001| 2002| 2003| 2004 ]
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 on Fri Feb 13 2004 - 07:00:32 CST