> From: "Cliff Bond" <WA4MWM@triad.rr.com>
> To: "Pete Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Mixing different feedlines
> Is there any negative interaction when mixing different
> velocity factor feedlines?
> My plans are to use LMR-600 from the shack to the tower
> (200' +/-) and RG-213 from the switching network to the
> antennas (135' +/-).
Should work just fine. The only critical piece is the
electrical length of the feedlines from the "switching
network" to the antennas. Those lines must all be the
same length - electrically. You can use different
velocity factor lines for them to, but then you would have
to measure and cut different physical lengths to make them
each the same length electrically.
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