Originally Posted by lamare
Today, I made a new probe according to the new design:
More photos here with some construction details:
Dropbox - Photos - Longitudinal_Probe_V2
Just got word from the ham that tested my antenna, and it is looking good.
The SWR (Standing Wave Ratio) in the upper limit of the band (1299 MHz) is nearly perfect, while at the lower limit (1299 MHz) it is somewhat less, but that is logical.
So, now we have to make a waveguide to put it in.