[AMRadio] antenna tuners transmision lines and more

Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Tue Apr 25 08:15:24 EDT 2006

> >The power may not be wasted very much in the tuner, BUT
> >REFLECTED power goes back into the RF final and is disippated
> >in the famil amplifier device(s) - at least many people have
> >written articles for decades describing that marticular "myth"
> >or so-called "FALSE STATEMENT." I am not so sure it is false
> >though!
> That is a myth.

Thanks - I stand corrected. I think I read that in some 
ham magazine years ago and it got stuck in my head!

I can accept the idea that most wattmeters give false readings 
on FWD power too!

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