I have to admit I am no antenna expert. They did provide other figures of merit. Perhaps I failed to capture the most significant ones.
I would love to hear what anyone thinks after reading through their spec sheets online as inducated above.
"Percent efficiency"? Is this a dumbed-down "executive summary" or what? What's the gain, in dB, compared to a reference antenna? These are the numbers that mean something to engineers! Makes me suspicious that this is "cold fusion" all over again.
I'm certainly not an antenna expert, but why does this PR talk about "percent efficiency" when the industry norm is to compare antennas with dB gain compared to a reference antenna? Is this some "executive summary" dumbing-down or a classic case of "the emperor has no clothes"? I'm suspicious ...
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