Baluns

Balun Construction. Baluns are devices to balance unbalanced systems.

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  • Baluns: theory and projects
    All about baluns with photos, projects and instructions, by IZ7ATH
  • HF Home made Balun
    A balun is a device that is used at the feedpoint of a balanced antenna when an unbalanced feedline is desired to feed the antenna. Balun is a contraction for BALanced to UNbalanced.
  • Balun Theory
    The word balun means balanced-unbalanced: it's used to adapt a balanced device to an unbalanced one, read more basic thory on Ununs and Baluns
  • Balun for HF wire antennas
    Schema of a self made balun used to match randmon wire antennas, mainly for shortwave listening pourposes, in italian
  • Building baluns
    How to easily home-brew baluns even in strange formats 1/1 - 2/1 - 4/1 - 6/1 - 9/1 - 12/1 et 16/1 for bands from 1.8 to 30 (50) MHz in french
  • The 9:1 balun
    Antenna special on hard-core-dx.com
  • Coaxial Balun
    Coaxial balun plan by I0QM
  • Magnetic Longwire Baluns
    Do these things do exactly what they say they do, or are they total hogwash? - Patrick lifts the lid on the MLB
  • Balun construction
    PDF files describing how to homebrew a 1:2.5 balun
  • Antennas basics
    An antenna study guide by NZART, cover basic topics like dipoles, wave lenght calculation, baluns, beams, dummy loads, and measurements.
  • IZ7ATH Projects
    Antennas, Keyer, amplifier, transverter, baluns
  • A better antenna-tuner balun
    Which balun to use? The hybrid balun promises advantages over both voltage and current baluns by ZS1AN
  • GW0VMR construction ideas
    selection of construction ideas from Patrick, GW0VMR, includes ATU, Baluns theory
  • Feeding an End-Fed Antenna
    End-Fed antennas are NOT balanced systems; but neither are verticals, ground planes, discones, windoms, zepps, Marconis, half-slopers, et al. Additionally, the low-impedance antenna port of your transmitter/receiver is not balanced.
  • OH7SV Matti Hohtola Ham Projects
    The most modern QRP transceiver in 2004,Direct Conversion HF Transceiver with DDS LO, 50 ohm to 200 ohm HF wide band transformers, Wilkinson splitter for RX measurements, Windom baluns 2001/2004, Ferrite rod antenna for 80 meter, Magnetic Loop Antenna for 80 m, Mascot Switched PSU 9320 modification to 8A peak current, 150W MOSFET linear amplifier for 80m, 80 m HF SSB/CW Transceiver
  • Longwire Antenna Balun Project
    Home brew a long wire balun
  • Simple HF Baluns for 50/75 ohm coax
    Show diagrams, winding methods and tables of some 1:1 and 4:1 baluns for 1.8 - 30 MHz suitable for use up to 200W (400W peak) on systems using 50 or 75 ohm coaxial cable input where SWR should not exceed 1.6:1.
  • Antenna Baluns: What they are
    Baluns what do they do, in a pdf file by W7EL
  • DIY Basic Electronics and Antennas
    DIY Basic Electronic Theory, Basic Antenna Theory with Antennas built from common materials. What does SWR really mean. Baluns from transmission line.
  • Winding style of toroid chokes and baluns
    Dispels myth about choke balun winding method
  • Another Ugly Choke Balun
    A home made balun build using a short length of 4 inch drain pipe and 18 foot of RG58 by G4APL
  • A 9:1 Balun
    How to DIY a 9:1 balun in french
  • 1:2.5 Balun for multiband Deltaloop - A complete documentation with pictures and design of a deltaloop antenna and 1:2.5 balun
    [ Hits: 2141 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 7.00 ]
  • 1:49 Transformer - This 1:49 transformer is used with wires any multiple of 1/2 wavelength. This is not a matching network, it's a wideband transformer and it has some advantages compared to LC matching
    [ Hits: 440 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 6.00 ]
  • 1:6 Balun for HF - PD2HFE project of a 1:6 Balun for HF Bands using a T-200 toroid core
    [ Hits: 7186 | Votes: 15 | Rating: 5.00 ]
  • 1:6 Balun for the HF bands - 11 wdg bifilar on Amidon T 200-2 Toroid core
    [ Hits: 2108 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 3.00 ]
  • 600:50 Ohm Baluns - Low-cost 600:50 Ohm Baluns by Andrew Corney ZL2BBJ
    [ Hits: 3662 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 7.00 ]
  • 9:1 Magnetic Longwire Unun - A magnetic longwire unun with a T130-2 Iron Powder core by M0UKD
    [ Hits: 774 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 6.67 ]
  • 9:1 Voltage Unun - A 9:1 voltage unun using a T-200-2 powdered iron toroid core to feed a long wire multiband antenna.
    [ Hits: 601 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 1.00 ]
  • A 9:1 Balun - How to DIY a 9:1 balun in french
    [ Hits: 7208 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 6.00 ]
  • A balun tutorial design - A balun tutorial discussing a number of aspects of the design and construction of baluns for the amateur radio design of your next electronic project.
    [ Hits: 4392 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 7.25 ]
  • A better antenna-tuner balun  pop - Which balun to use? The hybrid balun promises advantages over both voltage and current baluns by ZS1AN
    [ Hits: 21808 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 5.83 ]
  • A Mini-Balun BLT - A mini balun 1:1 4:1 project by WV0H
    [ Hits: 752 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • About Baluns - General article on Baluns at myantennas.com, what is a balun and when to use baluns
    [ Hits: 807 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 10.00 ]
  • Another Ugly Choke Balun - A home made balun build using a short length of 4 inch drain pipe and 18 foot of RG58 by G4APL
    [ Hits: 7412 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 2.33 ]
  • Antenna Baluns - ON9CVD antenna baluns general informations.
    [ Hits: 1644 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 1.00 ]
  • Antenna Baluns: What they are - Baluns what do they do, in a pdf file by W7EL
    [ Hits: 11567 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 5.00 ]
  • Antenna Theory : Baluns - This article describe the principles of baluns when referred to devices used to balance unbalanced systems, like a coax cable and a dipole antenna
    [ Hits: 299 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 8.00 ]
  • Antennas basics  pop - An antenna study guide by NZART, cover basic topics like dipoles, wave lenght calculation, baluns, beams, dummy loads, and measurements.
    [ Hits: 23784 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 8.77 ]
  • Balun and Transformer Core Selection - Occasionally errors are made regarding core selection. This especially includes baluns, where on occasion some very strange ideas surface.
    [ Hits: 3604 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 6.00 ]
  • Balun compilation - Collection of many home made baluns
    [ Hits: 2088 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 1.00 ]
  • Balun construction  pop - PDF files describing how to homebrew a 1:2.5 balun
    [ Hits: 26172 | Votes: 34 | Rating: 6.76 ]
  • Balun Construction - Construction and use of broadband transformers
    [ Hits: 4218 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 6.80 ]
  • Balun construction - problems with iron cores - Lots of information and measurements relating to HF baluns and transformers constructed using Iron Powder cores
    [ Hits: 2054 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 6.00 ]
  • Balun designs - An introduction to Baluns, what they do and how to design efficinent baluns
    [ Hits: 178 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • Balun for HF wire antennas  pop - Schema of a self made balun used to match randmon wire antennas, mainly for shortwave listening pourposes, in italian
    [ Hits: 34747 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 5.74 ]
  • Balun Information - Baluns for HF application resource page
    [ Hits: 3769 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
  • Balun measuements - Why can't you find the specifications for the baluns on the market? The only specifications you'll see are the ratio, the power rating and a bandwidth that is more hoped for than reality.
    [ Hits: 2465 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 4.00 ]
  • Balun Test - How test a Balun quality by W8JI
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  • Balun Theory  pop - The word balun means balanced-unbalanced: it's used to adapt a balanced device to an unbalanced one, read more basic thory on Ununs and Baluns
    [ Hits: 37131 | Votes: 30 | Rating: 6.64 ]
  • Baluns - A complete guide to Baluns and transformers by WK5AJL
    [ Hits: 875 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 8.00 ]
  • Baluns - by ON9CVD - The simple 1 : 1 balun is being know in a variety of constructions. A dedicated chapter seems appropriate
    [ Hits: 1583 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 5.50 ]
  • Baluns and acceptable power - Baluns / Ununs design and acceptable power
    [ Hits: 1451 | Votes: 41 | Rating: 9.50 ]
  • Baluns and Transformers - Notes on homebrewing baluns and transformers by G8JNJ
    [ Hits: 1838 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 1.00 ]
  • Baluns Articles Collection - A PDF file with a compilation of articles about baluns taken from differen sources
    [ Hits: 806 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • Baluns by Dan N5AR - There is considerable confusion about the various types of baluns, this article try to make it clear.
    [ Hits: 2102 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • Baluns in antenna systems - Understanding Baluns. This article explores some simple antenna system configurations and the effect of key system components, connections and dimensions on feed line common mode current.
    [ Hits: 939 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 2.50 ]
  • Baluns in theory - A complete reference on building baluns
    [ Hits: 3373 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 10.00 ]
  • Baluns on Log Periodic Antennas - Some antenna manufacturers place baluns at the incorrect location in LPDA arrays, or tell you to route the cable incorrectly. This can cause substantial RFI and all sorts of weird problems like RF into house wiring.
    [ Hits: 2145 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 3.50 ]
  • Baluns on Log Perodic Antennas - Some antenna manufacturers place baluns at the incorrect location in LPDA arrays. If we consider what the balun does we can see how the mistake occurs.
    [ Hits: 1477 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 8.50 ]
  • Baluns: theory and projects  pop - All about baluns with photos, projects and instructions, by IZ7ATH
    [ Hits: 52781 | Votes: 45 | Rating: 6.32 ]
  • Baluns: What they do and how they do it - Article on Baluns and how they works, what Problems are Baluns supposed to Solve, Causes of System Imbalance from ARRL Antenna Compendium by W7EL
    [ Hits: 1266 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 6.70 ]
  • Basic Balun Theory - Baluns are still a mystery to some radio amateurs and the only way to understand them is to learn what they are and how to use them.
    [ Hits: 941 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 6.50 ]
  • Broadband Baluns - Voltage baluns and choke (or current) baluns.
    [ Hits: 913 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • Build your own HF balun - EA4EOZ home made baluns
    [ Hits: 1412 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 6.00 ]
  • Build your own HF balun - A balun is a MUST for dipoles or similar antennas when they are feed with coaxial cables. Many hams connect the center conductor of the coaxial cable to one side of the dipole, and the shield to the other. Wrong!
    [ Hits: 809 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 9.00 ]
  • Building a sextuple ratio balun - Article on homebrew a six separate impedance settings out of a triple radio balun
    [ Hits: 893 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]

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    Balun Construction. Baluns are devices that are used to balance unbalanced systems, from here the acronym BalUn. In antenna feed lines, the balun is often used to balance a coax cable and a dipole antenna

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