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Subject: [TowerTalk] What happens?
From: (John Brosnahan)
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 06:23:30 -0600 (MDT)
At 06:05 PM 4/15/97 -1000, you wrote:
>What happend's when I put two antenna tuners in series?
>The first is Paul Shrader's Classic Low Bander which has
>no trouble tuning anything to 160 meters,  single ended;
>and this followed by the Johnson Matchbox to get to 
>balanced twin line output feeding a big V-beam?
>Sesms to me I would lose some watts out of 1500 in coil
>and contact losses in two tuners,  but ought to get a
>good match from a 50 ohm unbalanced sourec (Alpha 87A) out to
>a balanced V-beam, of say 900 ohms at 1828kHz connected to
>the Johnson Matchbox.
>Anyone tried this?
>73,  Jim, KH7M


Don't see any problem with putting two matchboxes in series other than
the additional losses.  But the Johnson KW Matchbox doesn't work on
160 meters so you can forget about using it on the vee beam.

--John  W0UN

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