It is good practice to occasionally rehash
old topics for two reasons. One is that there are always new people coming to the
website and have not seen the information before (at least
not here). The second is because most people, especially RF Cafe visitors,
experience information overload just about every day so a lot of unused data gets
pushed off the bottom of the memory stack.
admittedly a bit self-serving, I want to remind
you - or inform you for the first time as the case may be - about the really useful
WayBack Machine (borrowed from Mr. Peabody's
at archive.org. There, you have a good chance of finding long-gone web pages. Paul
van Oorschot, of ResistorGuide.com,
just found the long ago disappearing article titled
Near Field vs. Far Field from the equally mysteriously disappearing
Conformity magazine website.