I use about 45 feet following the trap. Am using it in vertical and a
horizontal antenna may have a different requirement.
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> Hi TT'ians
> I'm trying to built an 80/160 antenna with a Unidilla KW-80
> trap. I can get the SWR on 80 OK, but my MFJ-259B doesn't
> like 160 so can't get a good reading there.
> How much wire do I need on the other end of the trap to get
> it to resonate in the 160 meter band?? Close would help as I
> can trim it as needed.
> Thanks and 73
> Tom W7WHY
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