[TowerTalk] MFJ-259B vs Vectronics 584B ?

Dave Hachadorian k6ll@juno.com
Fri, 2 Feb 2001 22:17:17 -0700

On Fri, 2 Feb 2001 21:19:59 EST K4IA@aol.com writes:
> It invites you to calculate by saying "the Magnitude of the 
> impedance [Z) is 
> the square root of the addition of square of the resistance (R) and 
> the 
> Reactance (X).  By considering the definition of Z and by adjusting 
> the TUNE 
> knob until the lowest SWR reading is obtained, it is possible to 
> read the 
> antenna's pure reactance." 

If you change the last word to resistance, instead of reactance,
it makes sense. That assumes that, at the lowest swr,
reactance = zero.

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ

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