archive: Re: SETI Fwd: Fractal Antenna Distance Record Set

Re: SETI Fwd: Fractal Antenna Distance Record Set

Dr. H. Paul Shuch ( (no email) )
Tue, 22 Dec 1998 09:46:19 -0500

> unfortunately there is minimal overlap
>with SETI:-( I have kept Rob Dixon abreast of these developments but he
hasn't
>followed through; I offered to help the SI out with some fractal feeds last
>March (at cost I might add) but like everything else I present to them, it
>goes nowhere.

Chip,
I'm sure you'll find The SETI League more receptive to your ideas. More
than half of us, after all, are hams, and many of our members are
space-limited. Now if fractal technology can get the gain equivalent of a
three-foot dish in a quarter of the space, we're interested!
Beyond that, we're always looking for more efficient dish feeds, which
give about a 15 dB edge illumination taper while minimizing aperture
blockage. Sounds like a job for -- SuperFractal!
73, Paul
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