Balun Construction. Baluns are devices to balance unbalanced systems.
- Simple 75 ohm Coax Balun
- A simple current balun for the FM broadcast band
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- 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.
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- Sleeve Baluns
- Sleeve baluns are normally used at VHF and higher. As a general rule, they are not practical at HF.
The balun can be inverted and used as a skirt to form part of the antenna element
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- Some Aspects of the Balun Problem
- Why all the mystery surrounding baluns ? To use or not to use baluns
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- Switchable Balun
- A 1:1 to 4:1 switchable balun by N1LO
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- Switchable MTFT for Wire-Antennas
- A switchable Magnetic Transformer for Transmitting for various impedances
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- TH6 balun replacement project
- VE7AVV replace balun on a TH6 antenna
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- The 9:1 balun
- Antenna special on hard-core-dx.com
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- The Coax Balun
- Building balus with coax cables
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- The DC Isolated 1:1 Guanella
- The DC Isolated 1:1 Guanella, transmission line transformer by N7ZWY
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- The Guanella Balun
- An interesting article on guanella baluns that cover several aspects of homebrewing 1:1 and 4:1 current baluns by KN9B
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- The Ugly Balun
- A 1:1 choke balun for 160 thru 10 meters using one continuos lenght of coax to rig.
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- Transformer for Ground-Independent Receiving Antennas
- Transformers theory and calculator of turns on binocular cores. Comparison with toroid cores.
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- Transmitting Baluns
- One of the most popular Ham-lore rumors is a balun's performance can be tested or evaluated by grabbing the coax and watching for an SWR change. This is probably one of the worse test-rumors circulating
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- Tuner Baluns on Input
- There is a common perception that placing a balun on the input of a tuner causes the balun to work better. The thought is the balun operates with a matched impedance and that reduces balun losses. It also is thought that moving the balun improves balance.
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- Tutorial on ferrite balun cores
- Toroid cores, ferrite rods a good electrical tutorial on baluns
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- Using Delta Matching on HF Beams
- Using delta match with HF antennas design
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- WB6ZQZ 3 in 1 Balun
- Builing a triple ration balun, that match resonant antennas from 9 ohms to 75 ohms with 1.5:1 or less SWR
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- When and Where to Use Baluns
- Baluns are usually used by Hams to feed dipole antennas with 50 ohm coax and to transpose from ladder line feeding a multi-band antenna to the unbalanced input of an antenna tuner.
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- When you need a balun
- Answer to a common question, Do I have to have a balun in my antenna ?
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- Winding style of toroid chokes and baluns
- Dispels myth about choke balun winding method
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- Wire Baluns
- Baluns done with coaxial feed-cable
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Antennas : Baluns
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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