|[AMRadio] New antenna results!|
brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Mon Jan 29 14:11:03 EST 2007
I have about 15 feet of the RG214 between the tuner
and the open wire line.
In the past, doing experiments, I have had the coax
get very warm, high current point I suppose.
But as it is now, the coax is stone cold.
So the high current points must be at the open
wire line....I would guess...
Trimming the length a little seems to have moved the
high voltage point away from the tuner, as I can run full
power on the frequencies I would want to use without arcing.
> Hey Brett,
> You probably know anything between the tuner and the
> non-resonant antenna
> is going to have LOTS of swr and a widely varying impedance.
> This is fine
> for open-wire-balanced feedline. Normally you would NOT want
> anywhere in that link.
> That said, if it works for you and you are pleased with the
> that's what really matters in the end.
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