In a message dated 2/17/04 2:56:02 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> I am going to replace the BN-86 on my TH7 this Spring. I am wondering
> anyone has bought a BN-86 since MFJ took over the Hy-Gain operation? If
> what do you think of the quality of the balun?
> Anyone have any ideas for a "quality" balun to replace the BN-86.
Ah, yes - the infamous BN-86 "fuse" balun. 1500 watts - no problem. 1501
watts - ker-blooey.
I suggest anything but a BN-86. I'm pretty sure that it's an old
'voltage-type' design as opposed to the 'current-types' that are currently
The newer Hy-Gain balun would be a good bet. I've had good luck with the Force
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