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    50 ohm or 75 ohm coax?

    Does using 50 ohm coax give a stronger signal to the receiver than 75 ohm coax using the same antenna? Is using 75 ohm coax reducing the signal strength that reaches the radio. I noticed that most if not all radios specify a 50 ohm antenna connection.