Sean, I have at least 3 printed opies of W1HIS's pdf and I totally forgot
that was in the back. It was that article that made me a choke everything
Hence the reason I have been buying some fleamarket chokes.
Brian, I tried a jig where I would wrap about 8 turns of wire around the
choke and then sweep it with the SpecA and see how many db of attenuation I
got. I did get results, but I could not confirm if they were accurate.
On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 10:16 PM, Sean Waite <waisean@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> W1HIS talks about how to identify ferrites in appendix 1 of this doc:
> -Sean WA1TE
> On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:51 PM Michael Walker <va3mw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> This group is clearly one of the most technical groups around and if this
>> off topic enough, please kill it.
>> The question is that if you have a box of ferrites with no labels on them,
>> how could you measure their ability to be used as a choke. Yes, you could
>> measure them and look them up assuming they came from one vendor.
>> You have the usual ham tools plus a spectrum analyzer with a tracking
>> Does anyone have a tried and true method for determining what their
>> impedance might be?
>> Mike va3mw
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