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Old 01-17-2018, 6:45 PM
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Default Mag Loop Variable Capacitor Choice

When building a magnetic loop (receive only) is a wide ranging variable capacitor (e.g, 2-500+ pf) more desirable than a smaller range (2-365pf)?

What are the advantages/disadvantages of a wider range vs smaller range?
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Old 01-17-2018, 7:06 PM
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This question is yet another one that a 5000 character forum limit can't answer; and it was basically addressed in a similar earlier message, viz.

Go buy the recommended books mentioned in that thread and start reading up.

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