[TowerTalk] Cushcraft baluns / lousy customer service

Ed Gilbert eyg@prodigy.net
Sat, 07 Nov 1998 15:27:12 -0500

>  Sorry, I just dont trust the COILED COAX idea, plus its a WHOLE lot of
extra weight and windload on the end of a 402CD antenna.

A few years ago I wound a bunch of coax choke baluns and measured their
effectiveness with an HP vector impedance meter.  I wrote up the results,
and that paper is on the web at 


Coax choke baluns do indeed work very well.  You can look at the numbers
yourself and draw your own conclusions.

73, Ed K2SQ (ex WA2SRQ)

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