In a message dated 97-12-01 04:41:32 EST, you write:
> Most guys I talk to are using RG-213 or are the hard core types with 7/8"
> Heliax. I'm thinking about using Belden 9913F (tnx WE9V for the idea). It
> is like the typical 9913, but instead of an air dialectric, it is
> and it is more flexible.
Jeez, go for the RG-213 and don't worry about it. We're talking -nths
here. The bottom line in our area is "can the JA's tell the difference?". If
they can't - why bother? For runs of 100 feet like yours, 213 is fine. The
difference is tenths of a dB. You can measure it with lab instruments but you
can't hear the difference.
When you start getting to 150-200 feet, then you probably want to pay
more attention to the feedline.
73, Steve K7LXC
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