OOoooh OOoooh - me too me too
I also am working on a project... I am going to be needing some big
caps... please also include in your reply to the group a good source for
the following capacitors:
...sort of dove tails in with N2EA's needs.
Sorry to break your pileup, Jim
Jim Jarvis wrote:
> I'm building a high power remote antenna tuner, which
> will be used to rough-match 50 ohm coax to open wire
> line from an 80 meter dipole (possibly extended), on
> 160-10. Beam won't go up until Spring, at earliest.
> The tentative plan is to use relay switching between
> preset tuning positions for each band or band-segment,
> and to run the coax at 2:1 or less. This will keep me
> in range of the shack auto-tuners.
> All the posts I saw on the topic of relays dealt with
> an essentially matched situation, and high power. At
> least potentially, I'll have high voltage to deal with
> on the high-Z side of this matching network.
> Would anyone care to wade in on the topic of appropriate
> relays for switching taps on the inductor, or switching
> output caps?
> Anyone got a source for vacuum variables which might be
> appropriate in this application?
> Random $.02 welcome.
> Jim, N2EA
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