Didnt do an autopsy, I could see the zap in the dark. Insulation broke down
with the VSWR developed voltage. It was around 4:1 at 3.8 MHz. Luckily it
was only 2' away from the connector so I just cut it back and put on a new
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Zimmerman N3OX" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RG6
>> Ive zapped ComScope quad shield on 75/80M with 1500W by trying to run a
>> sloper on both ends of the band.
> Got any more specific description than "zapped" or did you not do an
> Did it seem to be voltage breakdown or heat related?
> I guess it was SSB/CW duty cycle since you were at both ends of 75/80...
> I'd be interested 'cause CommScope QS or equivalent is the sort of
> stuff you can find easily in the home improvment stores...
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