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Re: [TowerTalk] Cushcraft balun power handling?

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cushcraft balun power handling?
From: "K8RI" <>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 15:43:30 -0400
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I only have experience with the little one they use on the ATB-34 but that 
has never given any problems with the legal limit. I should say it never did 
while I was using it.  I replaced the antenna and the old 34 is stored out 
in the shop.

Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2

> Has anyone had any high power problems with the Cushcraft balun
> supplied with the X7 triband yagi? They rate it at full legal power,
> but it seems a bit small for legal limit RTTY contesting. I'm almost
> ready to put the antenna up but I'm wondering if I should just replace
> it now while the antenna is still on the ground.
> Some years ago I blew a Hy-Gain balun on a TH5-MarkII, but after
> installing Hy-Gain's higher power version, all was well. I'm thinking
> I should do the same here.
> Any suggestions on which balun would be a good choice to replace the
> Cushcraft?
> 73, Bill W6WRT
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