Extending Yagi Boom

WeldGuy

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I am building an 800 Mhz Yagi using VK5DJ's excellent calculator. As long as I keep all my measurements as calculated, will extending the rear of the boom for a more secure mount affect anything? My guess is no, but I thought I'd better check with the experts. :unsure:
 

prcguy

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Should be fine, whatever is behind the reflector element has little effect on the rest of the antenna.

I am building an 800 Mhz Yagi using VK5DJ's excellent calculator. As long as I keep all my measurements as calculated, will extending the rear of the boom for a more secure mount affect anything? My guess is no, but I thought I'd better check with the experts. :unsure:
 
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