At 04:02 PM 9/23/97 -0400, you wrote:
>On 9/23/97 3:05 PM, rohre at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>The basic definition of resonance is a condition of the inductive terms
>>canceling the capacitive terms. This applies to antennas, or tuned circuits
>>of lumped components as well.
>Sounds good to me.
>>A half wave dipole satisfies this definition at A single frequency.
>>A shortened dipole or any other short antenna cannot be Resonant unless it
>>has added inductive or capacitive elements attached to bring it into
>OK. Now, what if you took those elements and squeezed them back through
>the transmission line until you got to a box just before the transmitter.
>Voila! An antenna tuner! And it produces a resonant antenna system.
>Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: email@example.com
>Quote: "Not in a thousand years will man ever fly!"
> -- Wilbur Wright, 1901
No wonder...all this time we have been calling these things 'tuners' and now we
know we should have been calling them 'Viola's'...I'll never have enough time
to stop laughing.
<color><param>0000,0000,ffff</param>W4BQF -- Tom
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