Jim Brown wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Sep 2007 22:13:55 -0500, Gary Schafer wrote:
>> If it is 1.2:1 at the shack it is also 1.2:1 at the antenna. The impedance
>> may be transformed but the swr will not be.
> WRONG! The loss in ANY transmission line will cause the SWR to be reduced
> as you travel along the line AWAY from a mismatched load.
Yep. The ARRL Handbook used to show a dummy load, made up of a roll of
lossy, unterminated coax
immersed in a bucket of water. I suppose you *could* terminate it, with
something, anything, or short it
out, it wouldn't matter with coax that lossy.
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