OK back at this again after dropping to the ground last week and being rushed to ER by code. The heart and I had a disagreement this last week, it wanted to stop, and I didnt, it nearly won. anyways, I have 100 feet of coax, and another 100 feet of 450 ohm ladderline now. I can not run ladderline all the way to radio and tuner, as I have to come a ways into the house, more to the center of the house. Nto going to go knocking holes into a wall of a rental either. So I figured I am stuck at this point with Ladderline down from the antenna to the building, and then will have to switch over to coax. What is the proper way to do this. I am more interested in knowing if I will need a balun in the system,(I have to build one if so). I am having to relocate the radio shack do to health reasons, i can no longer opperate exclusively alone, or to far from being monitored from the wife. My plan was to just drop the coax at the entrence of building and directly connect to ladderline, probably by soldering the two cables together instead of messing with a terminated connection,(just to reduce work and losses) someone please shed light on this poor soul!