[TowerTalk] 2 Meter Balun Question
jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Thu Nov 21 01:40:57 EST 2013
On 11/20/2013 4:57 PM, Tom Nicholson wrote:
> I'm "hoping" to use a Marine Band Base Antenna on the 2 Meter band and
> was wondering IF there would be any advantage to putting a 1:1 balun
> at the feed point of the antenna?
Erase the word "balun" from your vocabulary -- it is vague, used to
describe at least a half dozen different things, and is thus very
confusing. What you DO want is a common mode choke on the coax at the
feedpoint. At 2 M, that's several mix 43 clamp-ons.
73, Jim K9YC
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