No, it is not important.
Although easy to build, coax traps have more losses than conventional ones
and don't handle much power.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Larsen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 5:50 AM
Subject: [Towertalk] Co-ax Traps
> I am thinking of building a set of co-ax traps to make a 40/80/160
> inverted V.
> I noticed in the ARRL antenna hand book that the braid is the input
> and the center conductor is the out put.
> Is this important, and why?