No and Yes.  Wunder is always so very precise, I figured a typo.  Antenna impedance, in most circles means the impedance of the antenna at its feedpoint, which is often but not always elevated above the ground.  Antenna analyzers are often, but not always, connected at the input end of a transmission line, normally where it's connected to the transmitter and report the load characteristics the TX will see.  I always thought "Antenna Coupler" was an OK compromise name and it's shorter than Impedance Matching Network.  As we all know, no antenna tuner has ever "tuned" an antenna.


Fred ["Skip"] K6DGW
Sparks NV DM09dn
Washoe County

On 2/19/2018 4:23 PM, Ron D'Eau Claire wrote:
Fred, isn't that where the antenna starts, or are you limiting "antenna" to 
mean the radiator itself?

73, Ron AC7AC

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[] On Behalf Of Fred Jensen
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Subject: Re: [Elecraft] KX2 Antenna Analyzer Program

Antenna Z?  I think you meant "Impedance at the ATU antenna connector?"


Fred ["Skip"] K6DGW
Sparks NV DM09dn
Washoe County

On 2/19/2018 3:02 PM, Walter Underwood wrote:
I’m pretty sure that Wizkers:Radio can do an SWR scan. I did that with an 
earlier version of the program.

An antenna analyzer does a lot more, but an SWR scan is handy.

Hmm, because you can read back the L-C combinations from the ATU, you could 
estimate the antenna Z from the conjugate match. That would be a lot more like 
an antenna analyzer.

Walter Underwood
CM87wj (my blog)

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