> For a run that long (220 feet), I think you've crossed the line with
>I would opt for a hardline of some sort. Without running the exact
>the 3+ dB or so that you lose is significant. Even if you had to buy new
>(Heliax, LMR, etc.) and connectors, it would be worth it. Even if it cost
>$700 (a guess), where else could you pick up an additional 3+ dB for that
>price? Don't forget that it's on RX too!
>Cheers, Steve K7LXC
Have you used common 1/2 inch aluminum catv line? Is it appropriate for
such a run (mine is similar)? Is it worth adding 50-75 baluns at each end?
Thanks & 73, DavidC AA1FA
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