optimise - output data file formats
This manual page describes the output formats of the files created by the
program. The input files required
for optimise are plain ASCII which can be generated by input
or may be generated manually with a text editor, if care is
used. The format required by optimise is described in input(5). Optimise's
output files, which have the .bes extension are the same format as the input
files and are again obviously described by input(5).
The .up file list the improvements made by optimise to an antenna design.
Starting from the original design, the file is appended each time a new better
design is found. Here is an example, where the final line is the performance
of the 4 element beam with the .dat file shown earlier.
1 7.57dBi, 16.93dB F/B, Z=(31.77-56.34j) Ohms, SWR=3.95, SL=16.95 dB
84 7.58dBi, 16.93dB F/B, Z=(31.78-56.32j) Ohms, SWR=3.95, SL=16.95 dB
623 7.58dBi, 16.93dB F/B, Z=(31.78-56.28j) Ohms, SWR=3.95, SL=16.95 dB
89345 9.74dBi, 103.06dB F/B, Z=(37.55 +1.61j) Ohms, SWR=1.33, SL=17.78 dB
The first column is an integer specifying the iteration. The other columns,
going from left to right are gain(dBi), FB, input impedance, VSWR and level of
the most significant sidelobe, in dB down on the peak gain.
yagi(1), output(1), input(1), optimise(1), first(1), input(5), output(5) and
Dr. David Kirkby G8WRB (firstname.lastname@example.org), with help with converting to
DOS from Dr. Joe Mack NA3T (email@example.com).