Design principles 5-El.-2-m-OWM-Yagi 8-El.-2-m-OWM-Yagi 8-El.-2-m-OWL-Yagi 11-El.-2-m-OWL-Yagi 14-El.-2-m-OWL-Yagi

11-El.-2-m-50-Ohm-V-Yagi

Design study V-Yagis

Ultra-Low Noise optimized 50-Ohm-Yagis

Design studies on two YU7EF-Yagis

Because the original YU7EF-Yagis have the optimum director dimensions for a low-noise concept it would be interesting to see how these director chain could be combined with other design principles for further improvements. What would be better as to take the original designs?

In the first step I investigated if an impedance of 28 Ohm could be a better choice as the standard 50 Ohm, because my simulations in the last 20 Years showed that in all cases the medium impedance gives a better performance. The reason is the better F/R in relation to 50-Ohm-Yagis.

In the second step the stretched 28-Ohm-radiator was replaced by a V-radiator as described on the principles page.

The results in both cases were really surprising. Both steps could improve the data of the Yagis. That shows that the combination of the YU7EF-low-noise-concept with the V-Dipole would be the perfect solution for Ultra-Low-Noise-Yagis. Here are the results for the EF0212B in a short summary. For your own investigations here the EZ-Files for EZNEC or 4NEC2 as download.

Type

Gain

Ta

G/T

SWR at 145Mhz

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EF0212B-50 (orig.)

13,41 dBd

226,6 K

- 8,01 dB

1,16

EF0212B-50

EF0212B-28 (See file)

13,36 dBd

222,4 K

- 7,99 dB

1,13

EF0212B-28

EF0212B-50-V

13,46 dBd

223,6 K

- 7,92 dB

1,21

EF0212B-50-V

12-El.-Yagi EF2012B modificated for 50 Ohm-V

144,3 MHz, single Yagi: Boom 6,88 m

     Gain 13,46 dBd        F/B > 32 dB       

 Ta = 223,6 K        G/T = - 7,92 dB

The data for a 4-bay-array are better than a LFA-Yagi with the same length:

Here the impressive patterns for the 12-El.-V-Yagi

The schema of the Yagi

Elements 8 mm, radiator 10 mm diameter

Element Ref Rad D 1 D 2 D 3 D 4 D 5 D 6 D 7 D 8 D 9 D 10
Position 0 mm 235 mm 420 mm 775 mm 1315 mm 1960 mm 2715 mm 3530 mm 4385 mm 5265 mm 6155 mm 6880 mm
Length 1018 mm see down 949 mm 942 mm 920 mm 904 mm 889 mm 876 mm 866 mm 850 mm 847 mm 849 mm

The table with positions and lengths

10-El.-Yagi EF2010LT modificated for 50 Ohm-VV

With a bent radiator is the excellent basis of the EF0210LT the reason for unbelievable patterns. For reducing the unwanted radiation +/- 90 D 1 was bent, too. The director chain cannot be optimized, but the F/R is improved.

Type

Gain

Ta

G/T

SWR-Min.

SWR at 145Mhz

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EF0210LT 

11,87 dBd

224,5 K

- 9,52 dB

144,5 MHz

1,12

EF0210LT

EF0210LT-VV

12,05 dBd

223,3 K

- 9,31 dB

144,3 MHz

1,3

EF0210LT-VV

Element lengths and positions