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    Antenna and microwave business website

    I did some projects about antenna and microwave.
    As you know, the majority of this field is related to military. In military they don't give their projects to someone outside the country or even someone strange.
    If I create a commercial website about antenna design and simulation, do you think it would be profitable?

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    Re: Antenna and microwave business website

    So, you want to create a commercial website, but you are afraid that "strange" people will steal (without paying) that information and build military stuff? What about if they pay for that information? Are you happy?



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    Re: Antenna and microwave business website

    No, I doubt launching my website because:
    1. They don't give their military projects to me, because their projects are secret.
    2. Even if I sell simulation and design courses online (not doing projects), there is very little demand for this field (antenna, RF, microwave) compared to other fields (DSP, network, ...).
    3. This little demand itself comes from big companies, not ordinary people. It's a B2B. So I should wait for a long time to do my first sell.
    Taken together you've been in this field and I want to know your opinion about launching a website like this.



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    Re: Antenna and microwave business website

    As you know, the majority of this field is related to military
    Maybe in your country but more generally there is a huge demand for information relating to radio communications, including how to get signals from one place to another. If you encroach on military topics, (spying, jamming, weapons...) you will probably be told about it very quickly but if you just wish to be informative and educational I don't see any problems. A commercial website means you are selling something, what is your product?
    Also, don't expect to the World to rush to your site, it takes a long time for a specialist site to become profitable, be prepared to wait months or even years before your customer base is big enough to sustain it (and you) and you will have to promote it to attract visitors.

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    Re: Antenna and microwave business website

    Quote Originally Posted by betwixt View Post
    A commercial website means you are selling something, what is your product?
    I want to sell antenna design and simulation courses (HFSS, ...) and maybe microwave courses. And I want to announce on my website that I've done XYZ projects and can do similar ones. Is that OK?
    Which topics specifically do you think to have the most customers?



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