[CQ-Contest] Stub Switching
broz at csn.net
Fri May 30 09:55:20 EDT 1997
>Coax cutters with half moon blades make the job easy. The RF Connection
>sells one for $11. When cutting shorted stubs this tool can cut half way
>through for making the measurement. I find that cutting stubs to their
>open end frequency and then shorting them is not as accurate.
>George Cutsogeorge, W2VJN
And the real bargain for coax cable cutters is the Radio Shack
"Precision Coax Cable Cutter" at $5.99 (#278-244) Works
surprisingly well for its size and price. I have bigger ones that
cost $20-$30 but they aren't much better on RG-213 that the little
Radio Shack device.
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