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Re: [TowerTalk] Rectangular loops

To: <>, "VR2BrettGraham" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rectangular loops
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 23:26:15 -0400
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> With the vertical portions of the loop about 8m long & the
bottom of the loop
> about 4m above the ground, fed at the side is something
like 40-j160 (with j
> going down a bit towards 0 across the band, towards where
the loop is
> reasonant) on 40 & varying from 1000+j5000 to 4000+j9000
across 30.
> Is that something that a typical tuner can handle?  I
think I can put two of
> these up at close to right angles & route the feeders to
my balcony on the
> third floor.


Are you placing the tuner right at the antenna, or at the
end of a long feedline?

If at the end of a long feedline, you are in trouble for
loss on 30. If at the antenna, you are in trouble for

40 is workable.

73 Tom


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