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Re: [TowerTalk] Coax Question

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Coax Question
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 08:33:53 -0700
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On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 08:25:41 EDT, wrote:

>Some potential problems  with the amp as already mentioned but you don't 
>get the real advantage for  long coax runs with low loss coax which is less 
>loss on the received signals. If  you can't hear them - you can't work them, 
>no matter how much power you're  running. 

Yes, BUT -- coax loss on RX only matters if the limitation is noise in your 
receiver. That is VERY RARE on the HF bands, where the major limitation is 
either QRM or noise picked up on the antenna. In other words, on HF, coax 
loss only affects TX. 


Jim K9YC


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