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Re: [TowerTalk] Balun on LPDA

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Balun on LPDA
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 08:33:49 -0700
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On Sat, 28 Apr 2007 00:07:22 +0200, "Peter Voelpel"
 <> wrote:

>If you feed with open wire you have to convert to unbalanced 50 ohms at the
>other end, so using a balun at the feedpoint is preferable.

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How about using balanced line all the way with a balanced tuner at the
shack end? 

It could be tricky to keep the balanced line from touching the mast or
any part of the tower as the antenna rotates. Some careful planning
would be needed there.

Bill W6WRT

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