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Re: [TowerTalk] RE: [Antennas] coax 'sweet lenght'

To: "Chris Boone" <>,"'Bob Nielsen'" <>, <>,"'TowerTalk List'" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RE: [Antennas] coax 'sweet lenght'
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 10:21:55 -0400
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> Ok...what I should have said was "apparent" SWR changes
according to the
> metering.....
> If the cable length changes and the antenna is NOT a
resistive only
> component, the coax will cause an apparent change in the
reactance, thus
> making the SWR meter change...
> Any argument with that??

That's incorrect also unless the meter is improperly
calibrated. If the meter is that bad, you probably should
not be using it.

 73 Tom


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