[TowerTalk] Dipole to T conversion

Richard (Rick) Karlquist richard at karlquist.com
Mon Apr 23 22:06:44 EDT 2018

On 4/23/2018 9:54 AM, ve4xt at mymts.net wrote:
> Hi all,
> I read Jim's treatise on limited-space antennas, which was excellent, and noted his confession about frying the bead choke on his 80-m dipole when trying to feed the coax and dipole as a T.
> If one is trying to double-purpose a dipole -- as in using a 40-m dipole as an 80-m Tee -- what considerations are there for choking?

> ve4xt

You cannot use "choking" for the dual purpose coax
fed dipole.

Instead, you must use a VOLTAGE type balun, which
is commonly available.

Rick N6RK

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