Exactly. Signal is signal and antennas are designed to pick up signal.
I got the impression from the way you described the "licensing" that your design, or the original itself, was in some way restricted from manufacturing. Since corporations will generally sell their grandmothers if that will make them money, why aren't they reintroducing at least the earlier design?
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