I went to Dish Network last week to ask a question and while I was there,
asked about some surplus coax. They told me they just dumped a dumpster
load that morning, so they are gonna save a bunch for me to pick up
tomorrow. Scraps and roll ends, etc. Getting excited about seeing what I'm
gonna get for FREE!!
Even if it's junk, it will make good radials :-) 73
> But, to the average ham with small
> antennas and small pockets, it just isn't going to matter.
> Small antennas and small pockets are not the point. It doesn't take big
> pockets to get that 3 dB, nor does it take big antennas. A little
> around for surplus stuff can get you the three dB. Check around for
> lengths of 7/8 hardline. Many can be had for a fraction of the cost of
> 9913. It takes a little searching, but for guys like you with small
> that 3 dB can be gotten rather cheaply.
> Lots of 75 ohm hardline is available for free for the resourceful guys.
> Being on limited budget doesn't mean you have to have a limited signal.
> I am constantly amazed that guys will spend 1K, 2K or more for a radio
> then cheap out on the coax.
> 73 Bill KH7XS
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