At 02:19 PM 9/18/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Chester Alderman wrote:
>> At 07:11 PM 9/19/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> >> It does not really "tune"the antenna
>> >This statement needs a comment. An antenner tuner does in fact tune
>> >antenna. Consider a typical dipole fed with open wire feeders (ladder
>> >line). The tuner does in fact bring the entire antenna system, dipole
>> >and feeder, into resonance which constitutes "tuning" the antenna.The
>> >next job of the tuner is to match the resulting impedance of the
>> >system to the transmitter.
>> >Steve N4LQ
>> AAAAhhhhhhhh....'CUSE ME?????????
>> Gosh....You just shot my 50 years of basic electronics learning right
>> in the butt!!! Now I iz going to have to go and throw my 20+ books on
>> antennas theory and transmission line theory right into the trash
>> can....Steve...Steve...did you REALLY mean to say this?
>> You mean to tell me that if I put up two equal length pieces of whar
>> (red neck for 'wire') up in the air, separated by a nice little
>> ceramic insulator, then connect a half wave length of transmission
>> line to those whars, that I can actually sit in my shack and toon that
>> physical device?? I know you dont mean that I can use my six element
>> 440Mhz yagi on 80 mtrs just by placing a tooner between the xmission
>> line and my rig, do you ?????
>> Chester Alderman
>> W4BQF -- Tom
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>Sho....it jest won't work worth a hoot.
Ahhhhh....now I fullie understood...!!
<color><param>0000,0000,ffff</param>W4BQF -- Tom
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