[TowerTalk] 160m antenna tuner

Rob Atkinson, K5UJ k5uj at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 25 09:53:40 EST 2005

for unbalanced feedlines i have been using the ten tec L network model 238 
they sell.   It has worked okay for me on 160 at my power level which is at 
most around 1 kw.   but it has become expensive.  a new one is around $550!  
    there isn't a whole lot to go wrong with a matching network, as compared 
to say, a transceiver, so for whatever one you choose, i would try getting 
it used.    what is a qcao?  all i can think of is quarter century 
applicance operator!   just kidding.
but seriously, after looking at all the transmatches out there, i have 
concluded that if you want one done right, you have to make it yourself.     
or you can always buy whatever you settle on used, and take out whatever 
component you don't like about it and put in something better.   in any 
event, i'd try to find a L network.

rob / k5uj

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