[AMRadio] Re: new antenna and matchbox a bust.


Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 15:13:12 EST 2007


ne1s wrote:
> Geoff/W5OMR writes:
>>> Shield -and- center, or -two- runs of RG-214?
>
> Brett, correct me if I'm wrong.
> Originally it was 2 (two) runs of RG-214, as a balanced feed to get 
> outside to the open-wire line from the Johnson Flashbox. Squirrelly 
> tuning, so...
> He changed it to a single, fairly short piece of RG-214 between an 
> unblanced tuner output and the open-wire feeders outside the shack, 
> with the center conductor feeding one side of the open-wire line, and 
> the shield the other, G5RV-like. He is having much better results 
> tuning this lash-up.
> OK, so did I reduce, or add to, the confusion? :>)

Read on, later in the thread Larry, and see where it got cleared up ;-)

sometimes, I know, it's hard to read through all of the new messages, to 
see if the answer has been questioned, or the question has been answered.
:-)

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73, etc
'5OMR



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