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Old May 29, 2011, 04:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Mikey-flies View Post
It is hard to tell from the pictures but it looks like the arcs in most of the antenna do not start tangentially to a circle but rather start with a wider than 90 deg angle which may help to explain the discrepancy as this pushes the lobe outward some increasing the length of wire. Whether or not this *should* be the case or not I can't say.
I did a new set of drawings and this time I used the correct dimensions, on the finished shape I used the correct length for the curve (25.3mm), you can see how it compares with a perfect circle segment (in blue).
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