> Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:47:04 -0700
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Amps] every db lost re Tubes vs. Solid State
> On 4/29/2012 11:01 PM, Charles Harpole wrote:
> > I know ever coax joint, every coax switch, and so on costs rcv db.
> You "know" WRONG! This is one of those often repeated myths with little
> basis in fact. A properly done coax connection is essentially lossless
> at HF. Loss in a switch depends on the quality of the switch. There are
> commonly available relays and switches and connectors with loss too low
> to measure, and there are poorly built and junk parts that will
> overheat, go intermittent, and/or fail.
> 73, Jim K9YC
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