Kenneth D. Grimm wrote:
> Somehow I missed this one. In the Instruction Manual for my new Force
> 12 antenna there is reference to the Aztec balun. Who makes this? How
> much does it cost? How is it different from the W2DU balun? The manual
> suggests that the W2DU can add significantly to the length of the driven
> element whereas the Aztec doesn't affect it as much or at all. Anyone
> help on this? I've got a couple of W2DUs that I was planning on using
> on the EF-420/240, but now I'm thinking I might just roll up some coax
> to use as chokes at the feedpoints.
> Ken K4XL
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It's a high quality current balun made by Aztec RF, which is K6RA. I'm
using one on my 402CD and it's been trouble free for 2 years now and did
not affect resonant frequency, although it may have broadened my 2:1
bandwidth as it's at least 250 kc on this antenna/balun combo. They are
highly rated, especially for the lower bands.
I've seen his ad somewhere, but dont remember exactly where.
73, Ty K3MM
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