[TowerTalk] Balun for older Cushcraft 402CD
n6win at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 18 23:49:46 EST 2018
I'd use a Balun Designs 1115t for that exact application. Use an appropriate sized Tywrap, some Scotch 88 and be done with it. I've had my pre-MFJ XM240 using the stock balun, but if doing it again I'd go for the aforementioned balun.
Tim / N6WIN.
On Thursday, January 18, 2018, 8:41:01 PM PST, Dave Thompson <thompson at mindspring.com> wrote:
I want to replace the 12 turn coax balun and coax on my older Cushcraft 2 el 40. Has anyone used the balun from the later XM-240? I don't see a rating on it and might look for a 4 or 5KW balun (1 to 1). Anyone used another balun successfully on the beam? If so I am looking for one with wires to hook to the driven element center and has a coax connector on the side that goes to the shack. I also need to know how it is held on the boom. I plan on using tape to hold the balun on top of the boom.
Thanks in advance for the help.
73 Dave K4JRB
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