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Re: [TowerTalk] AIM 4170

To: "Steve" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] AIM 4170
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 18:30:16 -0700 (PDT)
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Steve wrote:
> FWIW . . . There is a 10KW and a 5KW station within a few miles of my
> location, both on the low end of the broadcast band. And there are two
> or three 1KW stations on the high end of the broadcast band also within
> a few miles of me. I have used my N2PK VNA on 160 and all the HF bands
> to sweep my dipole with no discernible effects from the nearby broadcast
> band stations. My dipole is cut for 80 meters and fed with open-wire
> transmission line.
> Steve K8JQ

The N2PK VNA is a great design, but it is not available even
as a kit, you have to homebrew it.  If I knew then what I know now about
the AIM4170 I probably would have considered building the N2PK design.

Rick N6RK


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