On 9/10/12 12:10 PM, Pete Smith N4ZR wrote:
190 feet of LDF4-50. Then I think what you're saying is that isolation
(or the lack) isn't responsible for much of what I am seeing.
well.. since LDF4-40 has 0.2 dB/100ft loss, I don't think that's
accounting for it. 0.8 dB return loss is a pretty big VSWR number.
You might be seeing something else. Maybe parasitic C to the case or
control wires or something, and it just happens to be the right amount
to almost match.
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 9/10/2012 12:46 PM, Steve Hunt wrote:
Not sure what your feedline length and type are, but just 2dB of loss
in that line would give you a 4.5:1 SWR at the shack end if it were
left completely unterminated at the other end.
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