[CQ-Contest] Stub Switching

John Brosnahan 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.

John  W0UN

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