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Re: [TowerTalk] Balun question shield leakage

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Balun question shield leakage
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 17:12:35 -0700
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On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 16:27:38 -0700, Jim Lux wrote:

>I suspect that a crummy shield would have a larger effect on IR 
>losses than on anything else.

It has been observed (by N6BV and others) that in most coax, losses 
are primarily IsquaredR below about 500 MHz, and primarily in the 
dielectric above that frequency. Obviously, that's a broad 
generalization, and varies from one cable to another. 

Jim Brown K9YC


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