Belling-Lee is a coax connector that is fitted to the antenna input of
English tv sets
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, 14 October, 2010 2:29 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Crimped PL-259's
> 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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