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Re: [TowerTalk] Balun Recommendation

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Balun Recommendation
From: Steve Hunt <>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:34:33 +0100
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If the addition of the choke reduces the CM current to a negligible 
amount, you have restored balance to the system.

Did that put the chicken first, or the egg first? I don't know!

Steve G3TXQ

On 20/04/2012 13:18, wrote:
> Hi All, at the risk of really showing some ignorance, a question:
> If the choke is doing a good job and located at the feedpoint, isn't the
> common mode circuit quite short?
> Seems that the common mode current is the cause of the feed point imbalance
>   rather than the imbalance causing the common mode current. Chicken first
> or egg  first?
> 73,
> Gerald K5GW

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