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Re: [TowerTalk] Open wire feed line length

To: Alfred Frugoli <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Open wire feed line length
From: Richards <>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 15:17:15 -0400
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okay, that makes sense to me.    But, then why do they use
a 4:1 balun for open feeder line?

Happy trails and 73.    ----  Richards - K8JHR ----

Alfred Frugoli wrote:
> Using a 4:1 Balun gets you nowhere near 50 ohms if you're coming from 
> 450ohm ladderline (which is not specified in the oroginal post), it gets 
> you closer to 110ohms.  What you need is a 9:1 balun to take 450 ohm 
> line to 50 ohms.  



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