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input - input data file format

INPUT(5) File Formats Manual INPUT(5)

NAME

input - input data file format

DESCRIPTION

This manual page describes the output format of the file created by the Yagi-Uda project input or first programs. The file is an ASCII file, so can be edited manually if required. It is read by yagi or optimise. The program optimise also creates the same file format.
NOTES FREQUENCY MIN_FREQUENCY MAX_FREQUENCY STEP_FREQUENCY ELEMENTS DRIVEN PARASITIC ANGULAR_STEP DATA_DRIVEN DATA_PARASITIC
The # is used as a comment.
A typical file, for an antenna designed for the 2m amateur band (144-146 MHz) might be as shown below. Note: 1) Reflector is at position 0.0 2) All elements lengths/positions are in m.
NOTES This line can be up to 400 characters. FREQUENCY 145.000000 MIN_FREQUENCY 144.000000 MAX_FREQUENCY 146.000000 STEP_FREQUENCY 0.100000 ELEMENTS 10 DRIVEN 1 PARASITIC 9 ANGULAR_STEP 180.000000 #DATA_DRIVEN x y length diameter voltage phase DATA_DRIVEN 0.30993 0.000000 1.002492 0.0063000000000000 1.000000 0.000000 # DATA_PARASITIC x y length diameter DATA_PARASITIC 0.00000 0.00000 1.01902 0.00630 0.49859 0.00000 0.95551 0.00630 1.07338 0.00000 0.93595 0.00630 1.81020 0.00000 0.92050 0.00630 2.58152 0.00000 0.91322 0.00630 3.30390 0.00000 0.91243 0.00630 4.03692 0.00000 0.90423 0.00630 4.64108 0.00000 0.89081 0.00630 5.37418 0.00000 0.83912 0.00630

FILES

filename ASCII description of antenna. filename.out binary file
 

SEE ALSO

yagi(1), output(1), input(1), optimise(1), first(1) and yagi(5).
 

AUTHORS

Dr. David Kirkby G8WRB (david.kirkby@onetel.net), with help with converting to DOS from Dr. Joe Mack NA3T (mack@fcrfv2.ncifcrf.gov).
24th October 2000 Yagi version 1.16