[AMRadio] Watt meters


Thomas Adams quixote2 at ix.netcom.com
Sat Feb 16 19:46:24 EST 2008


At 01:22 PM 2/16/2008, jeremy-ca wrote:
>I have 2 of the rather scarce 75 Ohm Bird 43's and would sure like 
>to obtain some more slugs of any description.
>
>My feedlines thru 1296 are all 75 Ohm hardline and Ive been able to 
>make do with 50 Ohm line sections and slugs on HF and low VHF. If 
>the amps load up Im satisfied.
>
>Carl
>KM1H
>

Howdy, Carl.

Don't the standard slugs for a model 43 give you accurate readings?

I didn't know that Bird made special 75 ohm line slugs; they're apparently
not normal catalog items.

If I were in your shoes, I'd hit the E-Place to buy 50 ohm line sections
for those meters.



Mr. T.



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