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Old 02-12-2018, 9:52 PM
davidrfeeney davidrfeeney is offline
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Bucks County, PA
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Originally Posted by kc8kek View Post
Cool setup, have fun with it. I have a 980 at my base (no amplifier, unmodified) and I work all up and down the east coast on a pretty regular basis. Building antennas is half the fun, so go for it, experiment, and enjoy the hobby. Talking across the country on an antenna you made yourself is more rewarding.

You might want to Google "choke balun" and think about doing that if you get interference in your shack from RF on the feedline, though at low power it might not be a problem - just a thought.
Yeah, thanks! I am researching THE UGLY BALUN right now... I have leftover PVC and coax... And I think I am getting RF...

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