[amsat-bb] Re: Where can I buy pre-made feedline?
andres at msu.edu
Thu Dec 6 16:55:58 PST 2007
On Thursday 06 December 2007 19:48:36 Dave Guimont wrote:
> >I use a male VHF to female N adapter. Do not remember where I got it, but
> >it was one of the mail order houses. If you really do not want to use a
> > VHF connector for 144, I would prefer the adapter over changing the
> > socket on my 910. I prefer to stick with the different connectors as a
> > guard against Mr. Murphy, but sometimes that is impossible.
> The adapter is of no use to avoid the impedance "bump". It would be
> the same thing as using a 259 to begin with, and forget the adapter.
> I'll say it again, Changing to an "N" on the radio is "gilding the
> lily", but for max performance saving every fraction of a db is
> heading in the right direction...
Yup. I'm in the process of changing all my radios to N's. I'm sure I'll
get weird stares when people see an N-ended IC-703 HF rig...
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