Topband: 2 Queations

Jeff Maass jmaass at
Thu Mar 2 16:29:13 EST 2006

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: topband-bounces at
>> [mailto:topband-bounces at]On Behalf Of Larry Molitor
>> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 4:04 PM
>> To: Jim & Carolyn Kingsbury; Topband at
>> Subject: Re: Topband: 2 Queations
>> Jim & Carolyn Kingsbury <kingsburys at> wrote:  Has anyone measured 
>> or tried the tv cable splitters on the low frequencies 
>> (1.8 thru 10 Mhz)?Jim,
> I've run TV splitters from several manufacturers on a network analyzer.  They 
> do an acceptable job on 160 for RX antenna applications. The loss  is a bit 
> higher than it should be but the split is OK and the impedance  match is OK. 
> I've used them in a pinch on my phased flags and Beverages.
>   A better choice is the splitter described by W8JI on his web page. I use that 
> whenever I can.
>   73,  Larry - W7IUV

KD9SV makes a commercial version of the Magic-T splitter,
too, available from Radioware: 

73,  Jeff  K8ND

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