Bill Coleman wrote:
> How about mounting a balun outside, and bringing coax underground / into
> the building?
A balun work's best when it see's a pure resistance, or nearly so. A
balun at the end of a piece of coax, feeding a length of balanced line
that feeds an antenna, will almost be guaranteed to see a reactive load.
A better idea would be to place the balun at the input of a balanced
tuner. If there are difficulties in bringing in the balanced line to
the tuner, then a small section of shielded balanced line can be
Charlie N9CO (no expert on balanced lines, just my empirical
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