Put a 50 ohm resistor across the input and measure the
output impedance, OR, put an Antenna Analyzer on
the input and try various fixed (non-inductive) resistors
across the antenna side until you find the resistance
that produces a 50 ohm input.
On Fri, 7 Feb 2003 "Van Fair" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 9 months ago I purchased and installed a carolina windom 160. I found
> it to be of little value on 160 and 80 and worth even less on the
> higher bands. So I took it down to salvage the wire and Balun.
> Balun is unmarked as to what it is and Radio Works refuses to tell
> me. They say it is proprietary info. I know it is 52 ohm in. I
> suspect it is a 4 to 1.
> Anyone know how to tell the balun output using and MFJ 259 antenna
> analyzer. I read how to do it somewhere but cant remember where or
> Thanks and 73
> Van W4GIW
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers",
> "Wireless Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free,
> 1-800-333-9041 with any questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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