Over the last decade, computerized antenna modeling has advanced greatly - with inexpensive and even free modeling software now available. Modeling, a powerful tool in Amateur Radio, can help you design antennas and optimize their performance.
Antenna Modeling for Beginners is an introductory guide to using modeling software for designing and evaluating antennas. It provides a detailed introduction to EZNEC, the most popular antenna modeling program used by radio amateurs today. With this book, you'll set up basic modeling software, evaluate and adjust pre-designed models, and create your own models. Step-by-step exercises and explanations will familiarize you with important functions and procedures along the way. As you progress, you'll discover antenna modeling is simple to learn and use!
- Test Drive of EZNEC
- Patterns and Tables
- Building a Model - From the Dipole to Inverted V
- Modifying a Model
- Building a Model - Adding Ground
- Building a Model - VHF Vertical Ground-plane
- Building a Model - Design Examples
- Developing Reliable Models
- Testing the Model
- ...and more!
Author: Ward Silver, N0AX
176 pages, numerous images, in English, 2012