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  1. Thread: Sequencer ?

    by David Reed
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    I am addressing the first part of your question....

    I am addressing the first part of your question. the RF has to be present to be sensed by to ckts and this means it is present at the relay contacts in each device. Over time this will cause pitting...
  2. Thread: Amplifier

    by David Reed
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    When you have upgraded you would do well to set...

    When you have upgraded you would do well to set the timing delay for start of RF after key and release of relay after release of key. This will prevent "hot switching your amplifier relay and causing...
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    If the antenna wire is bare, when you fold it...

    If the antenna wire is bare, when you fold it back on itself it becomes a thicker conductor for the portion of overlap. I do it all the time to tune my antenna to a higher frequency. In fact, you can...
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    modern 3 wire extension cords work well, as they...

    modern 3 wire extension cords work well, as they are copper clad, high tensile steel a lot of the time and won't stretch or break as quick as speaker wire. You get two dipoles and one feed if you cut...
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    I think the key phrase here is "the ladder line...

    I think the key phrase here is "the ladder line can couple RF to any metal it parallels", your idea would couple the leads very tightly with high losses and heat. You are on the right track with the...
  6. I use two, a 166 meter loop and a 3/8 wave...

    I use two, a 166 meter loop and a 3/8 wave inverted L. I use the loop as NVIS on all bands for both rx/tx and also the L for tx/, loop for rx for a little more distance work. You might also consider...
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