Topband: "Is your feedline also an antenna?"
w8ji at contesting.com
Tue Oct 4 14:36:57 EDT 2005
> Here we have a problem. After reading this comment, I said
to myself: "OK, I
> give up". The first switchbox I've built few weeks ago was
very simple and
> switching only the centers. All cables were sharing common
> I've learnt from ON4UN book: "make sure you always switch
both the inner
> conductor and the shields (...)" This was confirmed by
other HAM's. So I've
> spent 2 more days rebuilding my switcher.
I would never switch a shield Mac. Never!
If switching a shield makes a change for the better it means
the cables are not connected properly at some end.
I cannot think of an exception to this.
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