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[TowerTalk] (the) Actual Capacitor for Shunt-Fed Tower

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Subject: [TowerTalk] (the) Actual Capacitor for Shunt-Fed Tower
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2002 21:34:14 -0500
At 06:56 PM 2/8/02 -0400, Mike & Coreen Smith wrote:
>I misplaced the original post,and had only just scanned it quickly (so I
>can't be 100% sure of the the original question) but was the person asking
>what to actually use as a capacitor?
>I found a couple large air variables (600-800pF range) for my 80m/160m
>inverted L's, *HOWEVER* I understand
>that you could do the same thing with a length of coax, like RG8, if you had
>a rough guess how much capacitance
>to put in series with your gamma.  

The first time out, though, these caps are awkward, because they are hard
to adjust.

73, Pete N4ZR

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