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    Hi Dan31 . After reading your query, and noting...

    Hi Dan31 . After reading your query, and noting the 50 m( approx 163 feet) run to antenna, I would suggest , stay with the 450 ohms feeder line.! and use an antenna tuner , although you do not...
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    Thanks 5B4AJB, for the info o.m .. Yes I've seen...

    Thanks 5B4AJB, for the info o.m .. Yes I've seen that item before, someone on YouTube gave a 'demo' . I am still leaning towards Arduino to try to resolve my problem; - well , hardly a problem as...
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    G.M. OH8GAD; and thanks for the reply. Yes I...

    G.M. OH8GAD; and thanks for the reply. Yes I have indeed checked that particular site, and agree with you , quite a variety of meters etc .. Inquired about a particular meter being able to offer...
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    Variable capacity meters !

    Anyone suggest, a reasonably priced Variable Capacity meter?? Or has anyone tried the project with Arduino?? Seem to be a rarely mentioned ,or required, subject
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    The old G5RV was one of my earlier antennas, bit...

    The old G5RV was one of my earlier antennas, bit limited, but when I introduced a length of 470 ohm twin feeder at the centre (centre fed zepp ?) it became a great antenna.. When one 'leg' went...
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    Radio Accessories Yes that was my first reaction , but these...

    Yes that was my first reaction , but these things seem rather heavy in comparison to ferrite rods.It's the hole down the middle that made me think that these are some type of line filtering ferrite...
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    Radio Accessories Hi O.M 5B4AJB. thanks for the reply. Your info...

    Hi O.M 5B4AJB. thanks for the reply. Your info much appreciated.. (still can't find any detail about the item ) The 'cores have been around the 'shack' for such a long time just wondered if...
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    Radio Accessories ferrites or powdered iron

    Hopefully someone can help .! I have a number of what look like , round ferrite 'rods' dimensions, 60mm long,15mm diam, with a 4mm hole down the centre.. I assume they are used for power...
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    Hi bigbankclub ! In the past I have used various...

    Hi bigbankclub ! In the past I have used various materials for 'open wire feeders' Small 2 inch lengths 3/8ths circ of waxed doweling. (slot ends or drill). even used a number of old 'Bick'...
  10. Thread: 4:1 balun

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    sorry, should have said, Google in, " The New...

    sorry, should have said, Google in, " The New Carolina Windom "
  11. Thread: 4:1 balun

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    Hi normd, bit late getting to...

    Hi normd,
    bit late getting to this thread , but I suggest you , Google in " The Carolina Windom " Plenty of info on your problem , siting of 4-1 balun in the antenna; with suitable...
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    Sorry I'm a bit late seeing this thread, but...

    Sorry I'm a bit late seeing this thread, but trust this little bit of info may get you going on HF ie; 14 mhz.. Your garden size makes it pretty ideal for a half wave ant on 14 mhz( twenty meters) ...
  13. Thread: G5RV thoughts

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    G5RV thoughts

    Hi GordonW
    bit late on this particular thread , in fact this is my first 'toe in the water' : I think the jury is still out,regarding the the actual workings of the coax-stub on...
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