Now you've done it. Don't let Kurt hear you say that.
Interestingly, he just addressed a similar issue in his last column.
I am a user of random length dipoles and truly balanced tuners. I am 8
countries away from 5BDXCC with that (OK, I have a Hy-Tower too,) and
100W. Anyway, I used to fight tuning the wires, lengthening and
shortening them, because I believed that the more turns of inductance
and the more meshed the capacitors were, the more I was "losing in the
Not true. See the last issue of "Worldradio" for an explanation.
> but when you use a
> random dipole and a tuner, you are leaving some of your power in the tuner,
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