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Re: [TowerTalk] Crimped PL-259's

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Crimped PL-259's
From: Jim Brown <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 11:29:54 -0700
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  On 10/14/2010 8:54 AM, Ryan Jairam wrote:
> Well, I'm not going to get into this religious argument again.

The laws of physics are not a religion.
> I don't doubt that it's still being used outside of ham and CB. There
> are still people who use cassette tapes and LP records, and they are
> still being made.

Not a logical comparison.
> And there are still tons of people using Belling-Lee plugs on PAL TV
> sets, even for DVB-T. It doesn't change the fact that is completely
> mismatched for a 75 ohm system.

I have no idea what a Belling-Lee plug is, but for receiving antennas 
for VHF/UHF TV , the impedance of a connector simply does not matter!   
It CAN matter above 1 GHz. This results from simple knowledge of the 
laws of physics, not a "religion."

73, Jim K9YC

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