Ken and all -
As a matter of interest, the W.W.II wideband, high power balun built into
the hairpin is used on the (current production) 2D-series of antennas mfg.
by CAL-AV. See www.cal-av.com/antennas.html
----- Original Message -----
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 9:11 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] [Tower Talk] 10 to 25 ohm feed.
> In a message dated 10/10/01 5:12:23 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> << Can you feed a yagi efficiently with a feed impedance of 10 to 25
> What is the best way type of feed. T match or what ever?
> A T Match needs a balun unless it's done like an Antenna Mfg on the West
> coast did. It worked great. I think they were called Pro Antenna or
> something like that. The Clements Match works great and doesn't require a
> balun either. It can be adjusted or balanced so there is no RF Spill Over
> either. A hair pin match can be fed without a balun by running the coax
> the center of one side and running the center lead across. This was
> shown in WWII Antenna Manuals. Hy Gain for some reason didn't use it but
> some ham had an article in QST showing how to do it on a tribander without
> upsetting balance. k7gco
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