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Subject: [TowerTalk] question
From: (Guy Olinger, K2AV)
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 17:24:13 -0500
Wouldn't it be easier to put a large cap between the bottom of the
unun and ground, for DC blocking purposes? One of these 1400 pf, 15
amp caps?

On Tue, 21 Dec 1999 09:12:59 -0500, you wrote:

>I am using a Heathkit remote antenna switch of the type that does not
>require a separate control cable, but am now thinking of putting UNUNs on
>both ends of my CATV hardline.  Since the UNUNs involve a direct short
>between center conductor and ground, they are not compatible with this type
>of antenna switch.  However, it appears that it would be easy to modify the
>switch and control box to route the control voltages over a separate
>conductor, leaving the coax shield to serve as the return.
>Is there any reason not to do such a thing, rather than replacing the
>switch with a cabled type?
>73,  Pete N4ZR
>Don't forget to update your entry in the contest station database

--.  .-..
73, Guy

Guy Olinger, K2AV
Apex, NC, USA

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