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[TowerTalk] 160m shunt feed followup

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Subject: [TowerTalk] 160m shunt feed followup
From: (Tom Rauch)
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 06:05:16 -0400

> I *think* this is what I was asking originally.  If I add capacitance
> and Z decreases, doesn't that mean that the initial X was inductive,
> and the capacitance has cancelled some of it out?  Does it not then
> follow that if I continue to add C at a given frequency until Z stops
> decreasing and begins to increase again, I've probably located X=0 and
> therefore Z=R? Under what circumstances does X change sign without
> passing through 0?

That's true. If you leave it sit on one frequency and change 
capacitance, minimum Z (assuming it goe through a minimum) is 
resonance and Z=R. 

73, Tom W8JI 

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