Which Type Of Coaxial Cable For QRP ?

Discussion in 'QRP Corner' started by KD9FRR, Jun 20, 2017.

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  1. N8AFT

    N8AFT Ham Member QRZ Page

    True Ladder Line here at home and good short run Rg8x when port
  2. KG6LI

    KG6LI XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Fred.... Sorry, but you'll really like the antenna. Is a great performer but often scratch my head over their 20' max height. At that height, I thought it would probably be NVIS on 40, but actually, has produced some long haul QSO's.... I use a 31' Jackite pole and zip tie it at the 20' mark. Was simply placing it over the smallest section then extending to 20' but busted out my top section in the wind. Any questions my email is good on this site.....72
  3. K8JD

    K8JD Ham Member QRZ Page

    QRP Portable Antenna Coax
    I use RG58 type coax but it is for my portable QRP station, using light weight home made dipoles for 40 and 30M that I suspend in trees with light rope. Short runs of about 25 or 30 ft , just enough to get to the rig on a folding table under trees.
    This is used when I go camping in the summers.
    the coax is flexible and easy to transport in a small Gym Bag.
    Losses of short runs on 7 and 10 MHz are not very much.
    KC8VWM likes this.

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