Jim: I have shunt fed 2 different crankup towers at various times and
had no problems in either Dallas or Spokane. Neither are particularly
corrosive climates. YMMV. I have seen no indications of intermittent
contact or variations in SWR. Go for it. 73, Dan, N5AR
Jim Reid wrote:
> Can a "crank up' be shunt fed? Suspect not, too
> discontinuous. I have an MA-550. Maybe
> the cable itself would look continuous to the signal?
> Just a question; anybody done it? I have a Force 12
> C4 atop mine up about 15' on a mast going on up from
> the top of the 550.
> 73, Jim KH7M
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