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Re: [TowerTalk] Coax Question

To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Coax Question
From: Tom Haavisto <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 06:47:57 -0400
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As other have indicated, not a good idea.  One thing I would also add
though - 5 db of loss in your cable on the TX side also means 5 db of
loss on the RX side as well....  Best to try and get your cable losses
under control - will make for a far better operating environment.

Tom - VE3CX

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 AM, van wd8aam <> wrote:
> In regards to long runs of coax, has any thought EVER been
> given to RG213 to a remote tuned high power amplifier
> at the base of the tower.  I've thought about it, and for
> costs, it might be cost effective.  I'm sure someone has this
> working for them somewhere.  What do you guru's say to this?
> van
> wd8aam
> At 06:04 4/13/2010, you wrote:
>>On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 21:07:25 -0400, Steve Bagley wrote:
>> >I am putting up a tower and will need to run about 500 feet of coax.

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