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Re: [TowerTalk] Measuring Coax Loss

To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Measuring Coax Loss
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 15:49:11 -0800
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Todd asked:

> Tell me again how I can productively use the more precise information [0.6
> versus 0.62 dB loss in 208 feet at 3 MHz.] in constructing my antenna feed
> line system.

That's my point. If you're measuring a long piece of cable at a hamfest, the 
MFJ is plenty good enough. If you're measuring a 10 ft piece of cable but 
want to know how it would work on a very long run, especially at low 
frequencies, you need the greater precision of the HP setup. 


Jim K9YC


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