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

Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Wed Jan 31 20:00:48 EST 2007

That is correct.


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of ne1s
> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 12:37 PM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> Subject: [AMRadio] Re: new antenna and matchbox a bust.
> 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? :>) 
>  -Larry/NE1S 
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