One item I forgot to mention is that if your SWR is not 1:1 on the coax then
the coax is not matched which results in the coax starting to radiate RF and
picking up RF. The latter can dramatically increase your noise level.
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT SWR VS Power Loss
> Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 02:14:57 +0800
> Jim wrote:
>> What is the difference between putting a remote antenna tuner at the feed
>> point of the antenna verses at the end of the feed line like most hams
>> have for their installation?
>> Keep The Faith, Jim K9TF/WA9YSD
> There is a major difference if you are using a short antenna with low
> impedance. 90 % or more of the output can get lost in the coax when it is in
> that situation longer than a couple of feet.
> If you really want to see out how much difference it makes run the TLW
> program that is included in the latest ARRL Antenna book.
> 73, Marinus, ZL2ML
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