> > It seems that one thing has been forgotten. The line may be lossless.
> > The tuner isn't. Read QST and you will see that many of the commercial
> > units available today have power losses of 30% or more. The best unit
> > quoted was a Johnson Matchbox.
> > 73 de Brian/K3KO
> I don't receive QST at the moment. Who is selling tuners with 30% loss?
> Or is that under very unusual conditions? I cannot believe that there is a
> single Ham who would knowing buy a tuner with 30% loss in normal use!
> 73, DavidC K1YP
30% sounds like a lot, but it's only 1.55 dB. Not to be ignored, by any
means, but not a brutal signal reduction. 0.5 dB is about 10% signal
73, Ward N0AX
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