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Re: phase shift with coax

At 06:12 PM 7/13/2001, Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
>I haven't had any problems like that. But once I got rain in t connector 
>of the 2 meter side and that caused problems.
>Did you use the relay on your 70cm?

Hrm...when I got my old AOP1 setup, it didn't have a relay.  Maybe the 
antenna has been changed.  I got it back circa 1990?


>At 05:22 PM 7/13/01 -0400, "Mark L. Hammond" <hammond@surrealnet.net> wrote:
>>I found that the little 435 antenna in this package turned into a dummy 
>>load when it rained outside.  Did/do you see this?  It was worthless...I 
>>finally built a G3RUH helix (something like 8 or 9 turns) and it seemed 
>>to be about 3-6dB better when dry, and infinitely better when wet!!
>>Mark N8MH

Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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