Topband: Hairpin match to inverted L?

Frank Krozel kg9hfrank at
Sun Sep 1 14:51:25 EDT 2019

Wasn’t that called a gamma match in the past?
-73-  Frank    KG9H
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> On Sep 1, 2019, at 1:46 PM, N4ZR <n4zr at> wrote:
> The other day a ham friend suggested using a coil ("hairpin") to match the low impedance of a well-radialed inverted L to 50-ohm coax.  This struck me as a potentially-attractive alternative to a series vacuum capacitor, but I don't know enough to evaluate it. Thoughts?
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