RG58 at 1500 watts...... Someday ?
On Oct 26, 2012, at 7:36, Jim Lux <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/12 2:49 AM, Phil Zminda wrote:
>> I will be installing a SGC-237 remote tuner at the base of my 43 ft.
>> vertical. I would like to add a common-mode choke at the base as part of
>> the install. I built but haven't used, a bifilar choke with a 2.4 in.
>> type 31 core, but since the tuner has an 8 ft coax pigtail for the input
>> could do as well with a large type 31 clamp on with multiple turns of
>> the RG-58 coax through it? This would reduce the number of PL-259
>> connections and would just be a simpler installation. Any comments
>> appreciated. Thanks.
> with a 2.4" diameter core, you can pass the PL259 through it at least 5 times
> with RG58. If you want more choking impedance, use more cores.
> don't forget to choke the DC power/control wires too.
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