Topband: 2 Queations
jmaass at columbus.rr.com
Thu Mar 2 16:29:13 EST 2006
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: topband-bounces at contesting.com
>> [mailto:topband-bounces at contesting.com]On Behalf Of Larry Molitor
>> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 4:04 PM
>> To: Jim & Carolyn Kingsbury; Topband at contesting.com
>> Subject: Re: Topband: 2 Queations
>> Jim & Carolyn Kingsbury <kingsburys at bellsouth.net> 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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