I am pleased with results I have gotten with units from BALUN DESIGNS.
Their 1161 & 1171 models are possible choices. I know some folks would
rather spend less and build their own, but if that is not your preference,
then look at these models.
Best of luck.
73 de Dave - K9FN
On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 10:20 AM, Alan Lambert <a...@thelamberts.com> wrote:
> MORE Info
> As is I can work 80-10. Some bands are better then others but I can
> work them all with an SWR in the 1:1 to 1.3:1 range. The fed line
> is 450 window. The dipole is center fed.
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 9:26 AM, Alan Lambert <a...@thelamberts.com>
> > I could use a little advice
> > My present setup is;
> > KX3 > KPA100 (w/ ATU) > MFJ Balanced line tuner > ladder line fed
> > 80m Inv 'V'
> > I run this with the ATU disabled and then manually tune. Obviously
> > this is time consuming and makes band switching a pain so I am
> > considering removing the MFJ from the chain and start using the ATU.
> > Also I plan to add a KPA/KAT500 in the near future and my MJF tops out
> > at 300w so I has to go anway.
> > The questions are...
> > 1) Should I do it? or will I see a significant performance decrease?
> > 2) If I do - How should I make the ladder to coax conversion? I
> > think I need a "tuner balun"?
> > 73
> > Alan
> > KN4BBC
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