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Old 15-Jan-2018, 6:29 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by oak hill View Post
Is the reflector the same height and width as the antenna?
A little bigger, like this:

I modified one for a friend to make it safer to handle in his attic. I put wood molding corner strips on the edges of the 1" x 2" wire mesh reflector:

and black heat shrink tubing and thread protector caps on the ends of the whisker elements to keep from getting scratched:

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