[TowerTalk] 160-m. Inverted L Question

WD0M WD0M at centurytel.net
Thu Dec 13 13:39:48 EST 2007

I'll certainly second that.  I used my Palstar ZM-30 analyzer on all my 
antennas (except the SteppIR) and it made a HUGE difference.  The SWR on 
my 160 inverted L is spot on at 50 ohms where I normally operate.


Joe Hannigan - WDØM
Pagosa Springs, CO


Bill Turner wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 19:18:03 EST, RLVZ at aol.com wrote:
>> 1) Some people report that the 160-m. Inverted L can be fed directly with  50 
>> ohm coax with good results.  Is that true?
> ------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------
> If you are concerned about getting an exact 50 ohms at the feedpoint,
> a simple L-network will do it for you. See any ARRL handbook or
> Antenna book. 
> Also, I strongly recommend getting an SWR analyzer such as one of the
> MFJ series. You will wonder how you ever got along without it.
> 73, Bill W6WRT

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