This looks interesting: Antenna Physics by Robert Zavrel Jr W7SX --- OT

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For those that don't get ARRL email. This just arrived.

New Book Antenna Physics An Introduction
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Walt - KZ1F

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Walt

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John Kraus for the common man?    Should be well received.  And not $160 a copy.

Cheers
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Ed, K0KC

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I have not seen this book nor do I know the author, but if you want to acquire the "classic" book on antennas, check-out Antennas by John D. Kraus, W8JK (SK). Dr. Kraus was one of my undergraduate professors at Ohio State and I learned from this text as a graduate student at the University of Kansas. I used it myself when I taught EE. The level of mathematics background required for Kraus is calculus and differential equations.

This new book may not require the same math background as Kraus since its audience is radio amateurs.

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Yep, Walt, I had a draft physical at what was Ft. Hayes near downtown Columbus. I had a college student deferment and when those disappeared, I was working in the defense industry and got a deferment for that activity. I recall that they eventually dropped those deferments as well, but I was never called to duty.

Ed, K0KC
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Walt - KZ1F

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I was #7 in the draft. My deferment was revoked before finals my senior year, April, as I recall. And worst of all...I overslept the morning of my physical.
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Ed, were you in the RSL at KU?  I was there '94 - '96.
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Ed, K0KC

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Louis,

I worked at the KU Remote Sensing Lab as a Project Engineer and as a Senior Research Engineer while pursuing my Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at KU. I was employed from 1978 to 1980 and 1983 to1984. I worked under the direction of Dr. Fawwaz T. Ulaby who left KU in 1984 to direct the Radiation Lab at the University of Michigan. He also served as Vice President of Research at Michigan for a while.

So, I guess I was about a decade ahead of you, but you may have remembered people talking about Fawwaz Ulaby as he was a world-class researcher in Microwave Remote Sensing.

Ed, K0KC
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KD4HSO

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I was an RA working for Dr. Moore while getting my MSEE.  Designed and built several radars there. Fun job, small world.