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small or "mini" beams?

Discussion in 'Home Brew' started by rangelia, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. rangelia

    rangelia Member

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    Well, I still haven't decided what Im going to do,, but I have a question regarding quads. There huge. If you can make a antenna out of emt, (or wire, copper etc) why couldn't you make the whole "square" out of copper or emt,, spreaders and all? wouldn't that make the whole thing act as the antenna,,, thus allowing to make it smaller? I understand the weight thing, but them big ole squares have a lot of open space. Unless doing that would only make it a few inches smaller???????


     

  2. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    If the spreaders were metal then it would probably be impossible to tune. There isn't anything you could do to make it smaller.
     
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