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Re: [TowerTalk] 9913 - CATV xmfrs

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 9913 - CATV xmfrs
From: Tim Duffy K3LR <>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 11:53:58 -0500
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Speaking of W8ZD transformers (75 to 50 ohm) that make using 1/2" and 3/4" 75 
ohm CATV hardline a snap, I have a never used new set for 6 meters (3/4") and a 
used set for 2 meters (1/2") for sale. Contact me directly.

Tim K3LR

crawfish wrote:

> My only experience with 9913 is a bad one. Lightning blew it up (didn't faze 
> the 213) I had up. I fortunately had the services of people who worked in the 
> nuclear power field who had the proper knowledge and the necessary material 
> to insure that there would be no moisture to get in.I had everything properly 
> grounded. This was in 1989, and if I get serious again on VHF/UHF, I will go 
> with the LMR cables. I just don't like that coax pipe as a friend of mine 
> calls it.If I had been smart, I would have bought some W8ZD(now available 
> from N8ET at Kanga)matching transformers and used BIG 75 ohm cable TV 
> hardline for 2 SSB and 432 SSB. Good feedline costs money, but it is worth it 
> when the bands are marginal, when you need that extra dB or so.
>                                                              Joe W4AAB
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