Archive for the 'NEC Shootouts' Category

5/8 Wave J-Pole vs. 1/2 Wave J-Pole EZNEC Shootout

5/8 Wave J-Poles aren’t better than 1/2 Wave J-Poles

Collinear 5/8 wave J-Pole vs. Collinear 1/2 wave J-Pole EZNEC Shootout

Another 5/8 J-Pole Design arranged as a Collinear… can it justify the complexity and extra materials?

1/2 Wave vs. 5/4 Wave VHF EZNEC Shootout

Longer is not always better in the world of antennas. Such is the case of the 5/4 wave vertical antenna… a Super J-Pole Wannabe Antenna

Jpole vs. Coaxial Dipole EZNEC Shootout

This J-Pole, Monopole, Coaxial Dipole VHF EZNEC shootout addresses a comment made that no models exist for j-pole and coaxial dipole antenna simulation.

BigIR vs. 43 Foot Vertical Antenna @ 40 meters EZNEC Shootout

Analysis of 43 foot vertical against the SteppIR BigIR vertical in the 20 meter band.

BigIR vs. 43 Foot Vertical Antenna @ 20 meters EZNEC Shootout

Analysis of 43 foot vertical against the SteppIR BigIR vertical in the 20 meter band.

BigIR vs. 43 Foot Vertical Antenna @ 15 meters EZNEC Shootout

Comparing the 43 foot vertical with the BigIR vertical at 15 meters.

BigIR vs. 43 Foot Vertical Antenna @ 10 meters EZNEC Shootout

Analysis of 43 foot vertical vs. BigIR at 10 meters.

BigIR vs. 43 Foot Vertical Antenna EZNEC Shootout

If you are shopping for a vertical antenna for amateur radio read this NEC comparison of the 43 foot style vs. the SteppIR BigIR.

1/4 Wave Monopole vs. 1/2 Wave J-Pole EZNEC Shootout

Myths abound concerning how J-Poles do so well. Here is an EZNEC shootout between a 2 meter J-Pole and a Monopole with radials.