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Re: [TowerTalk] PL259 Insertion Loss?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] PL259 Insertion Loss?
From: K8RI <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 16:15:58 -0500
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On 1/14/2012 12:32 PM, Jim W7RY wrote:
> That's hardly believable. How was it measured? a Bird wattmeter accuracy is
> only +- 5%.
Of "full scale"

Insertion loss below 30 or even 50 MHz for a PL259 can be pretty much 
ignored in most cases.
With SO2R (6-pack) remote antenna switches, grounding at top and bottom 
of tower most runs here have between 10 and 16 connectors between the 
amp and the actual antenna.


Roger (K8RI)


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