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Re: [TenTec] OT SWR VS Power Loss

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT SWR VS Power Loss
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@storm.weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@storm.weather.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 20:51:56 -0600
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On Mon, 2008-07-07 at 09:32 +0800, Marinus Loewensteijn wrote:
> 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.
> 73 
> Marinus, ZL2Ml
NO! Coax does not radiate other than shield leakage, no matter what the
SWR. And with decent single braid coax, that shield leakage is at least
40 dB down, its more with double braid.

73, Jerry, K0CQ

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