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Re: [TowerTalk] 160 inverte L

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 160 inverte L
From: "Tom Osborne" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 18:56:07 -0700
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Hi Tom

The resistance reading of 40 ohms was at the low point of the SWR reading. 
There is a definate dip in the SWR, but it is up almost at 3:1.


> Tom,
> First... I disagree with the wording on that meter. That
> meter is labeled resistance, but it is really only
> resistance under certain specific conditions. Outside of
> those very specific conditions, where SWR meter reading is
> moderately low and you tune to the point where SWR reading
> crosses a very clear minimum, that meter isn't telling you
> resistance at all! You may not have 40 ohms of anything,
> unless it is at a clear SWR minimum point.


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