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Old Jan 01, 2012, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by TheNiceGuy View Post
Can anyone tell me the effect of lengthening the gap between the in/out solder pints on the antenna (that is, where the lobes connect to the SMA center shaft)? I made a 2.4 SPW/CL combo, and worried about a short, made the gap about 8mm on the SPW. What effect does this have as opposed to a 1mm gap?
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I'm no expert, but the posts I've seen say that the smaller the gap, the better. You could insulate the joints with, say a little piece of electrical tape or something to keep them from touching each other.

Bob
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