In a message dated 4/13/2010 10:20:10 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
>>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
>>loss on the received signals. If you can't hear them - you can't work
>>no matter how much power you're running.
> Yes, BUT -- coax loss on RX only matters if the limitation is noise in
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.
I'm not splitting hairs about noise limitations of your rx.
Are you saying that the practical effect of a gain (less loss) of 3 dB
on the air due to lower loss coax is not heard on your receiver? So your
dipole, vertical, coat hanger, etc.is just as good on receive as your
multi-element yagi if it was all fed with the same coax? Isn't gain gain and
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