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Re: Topband: Front-end savers?

To: "W5FKX - Don" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Topband: Front-end savers?
From: "Bob Tellefsen" <>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 10:37:04 -0800
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The front end saver, or receiver feedline shorting, is a good idea if you
are running power.

However, with your receiving antenna so close to your transmitting vertical,
you will have significant pickup of noise reradiated from the vertical.  A
number of us are using relays to disconnect, or detune the vertical during
transmit.  This greatly reduces the noise you hear during receive intervals.

Hope this helps.
73, Bob N6WG

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