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    • A T-Match ATU - An homebrew antenna tuner project
    • Install a PL-259 on an RG-8X - A better way to install PL-259 connectors on RG-8X type coax by Dan Richardson, K6MHE
    • Do You Need an Antenna Tuner - Maybe yes, maybe no. It all depends on the type of antenna and feed line you're using. QST Article in pdf format
    • Idiot's guide to coaxial cable - A very beginner's guide to coax cables. Characteristics, detailed comparison of typical coaxial cables, commonly used connectors, and a few words about SWR.
    • 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.
    • A simple SWR Meter - This article describes a simple QRP SWR meter built using readily available parts.
    • The Ultimate transmatch - Usage and benefits of transmatch. A pdf document from a QST article made available for novices and beginners by ARRL
    • Understanding Standing Wave Ratios SWR - We worry a lot about Standing Wave Ratio (SWR) in amateur radio since SWR is one indication of how well our antenna system is working. Most HF transceivers and antenna tuners have built in SWR meters. SWR is a measure of a transceiverís output power verses the portion of that power reflected by the antenna system By Ken Larson KJ6RZ
    • Antennas and Feedlines - Long article on antennad and feed lines
    • Wireless Antenna Connectors - A chart and picture of some of the most common connectors
    • Antenna Tuning - Tuning mobile and base antennas, measuring SWR.
    • Building High Power, High Q, Loading Coils - This page describes the loading coil (inductor) that W8WWV built for my center-loaded 160 meter (1.83 MHz) vertical antenna.
    • Rainbow Antenna Analyzer - A small and inexpensive measurement device designed to determine antenna performance across the amateur bands through use of automatically collected SWR readings
    • Using Delta Matching on HF Beams - Using delta match with HF antennas design
    • L Match ATU for QRP - The L match is designed for the matching of random and long wires and should not be mounted in a metallic box/case, i used a small plastic food container which was the most expensive part of the project.
    • AA3RL Transmission Line Calculator - Excel spreasheet that calculate virtually every transmission line parameter that one may need. Include Length conversions, Reactance and Length of Stubs
    • Build An LF Antenna Analyzer - A Portable Low Frequency Antenna Analyzer, For those of us who like to play with antennas on the ham bands, one of the handiest tools to have around the shack is an "antenna analyzer". These gadgets combine a signal generator and standing-wave ratio (SWR) sensor in a small battery-powered unit.
    • Coax cable loss table - Coaxial cable loss in db per 100 ft.
    • RF Coaxial Connectors - RF coax(ial) connectors are a vital link in the radio spectrum. Coax connectors are often used to interface two units such as the antenna to a transmission line, a receiver or a transmitter. The proper choice of a coax connector will facilitate this interface.
    • Coax velocity factor - Coax Cables velocity factor article in pdf format
    • 75 ohm to 50 ohm Transformers - Transmission Line 75 ohm to 50 ohm Transformers
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    • A Cheap & Easy 2.4GHz Feed - The KI7CX 2.4 GHz Cheap & Easy antenna/feed
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    • A Mini Primer on SWR Measurements - What Does a Low or High SWR Mean? Relation between SWR and antenna efficiency by WB6FRZ
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    • A simple SWR Meter - This article describes a simple QRP SWR meter built using readily available parts.
      [ Hits: 14507 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 4.83 ]
    • A T-Match ATU  pop - An homebrew antenna tuner project
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    • AA3RL Transmission Line Calculator - Excel spreasheet that calculate virtually every transmission line parameter that one may need. Include Length conversions, Reactance and Length of Stubs
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    • About coax cables - General considerations about coax cables
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    • Actual Antenna SWR - Easy for calculate formula which could be a wake-up call for you. The SWR value at the input of antenna cable is not a actual SWR of your favorite antenna.
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    • All About Ham Radio ladder-line - ladder-line is great - extremely low loss, even at high SWR. However, many hams refuse to use it because they are afflicted by common misconceptions
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    • All About Ham Radio Ladderline - Ladder Line Myths, Line Types, Spacing and Impedance, Length by KV5R
      [ Hits: 908 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 9.00 ]
    • Anatomy of an Antenna Feedline - How to setup a proper antenna feed line with a particular attention to RFI by K0GKJ
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    • Antenna Cable Loss and SWR - Calculate Cable Loss from SWR and reverse. Text file with only two simply formulas
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    • Antenna current meter - How to measure antenna feed balanced lines currents
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    • Antenna Feed Lines for Portable Use - Why twinlead isn't necessarily a low loss feed line.
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    • Antenna Feeders - Different types of feeders, SWR and matching
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    • Antenna Transmatch Tips - Tips on tuning antennas using Antenna Tuning Units also called ATU. This article explains the functions and ills of tuners, along with some guide- lines for building an ATU.
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    • Antenna Transmission Line Power Splitters - Several ways of splitting power to feed two like (50 ohm terminal impedance) antennas.
      [ Hits: 259 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • Antenna Tuning - Tuning mobile and base antennas, measuring SWR.
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    • Antennas and Feedlines - Long article on antennad and feed lines
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    • Automatic Band Decoders - To build a Band Decoder to drive our remote relays, we need to supply the band information from the rig to the decoder
      [ Hits: 975 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 2.00 ]
    • Balanced Self Matching Feed Line System - KE4UYP designed this Balanced Self Matching Feed Line System for people who want the very best feed line they can have on a Monobanded antenna
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    • Band Filters - Experience of band filters, for a contest multi operator enviroenment
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    • Better Feedline Loss Measurements with Antenna Analyzers - Various publications through the years have shown how the SWR measured on a shorted (or open) feed line can be used to calculate feed line attenuation
      [ Hits: 1405 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
    • Build An LF Antenna Analyzer - A Portable Low Frequency Antenna Analyzer, For those of us who like to play with antennas on the ham bands, one of the handiest tools to have around the shack is an "antenna analyzer". These gadgets combine a signal generator and standing-wave ratio (SWR) sensor in a small battery-powered unit.
      [ Hits: 4141 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 5.00 ]
    • Building High Power, High Q, Loading Coils - This page describes the loading coil (inductor) that W8WWV built for my center-loaded 160 meter (1.83 MHz) vertical antenna.
      [ Hits: 5711 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 7.00 ]
    • Center feed insulator - A center antenna insulator with feedline strain relief
      [ Hits: 1065 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 9.00 ]
    • Choosing Feed Lines - Choosing the right feed line for your antennas, is a critical decision to your station setup.
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    • Coax Cable Loss - Table representing loss of Coax Cables in db per 100ft.
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    • Coax cable loss table - Coaxial cable loss in db per 100 ft.
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    • Coax Cable Specifications - Coax cables, pictures and specifications
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    • Coax cables specifications - Useful data-sheet on RG coax cables compiled by NA5N
      [ Hits: 1959 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 5.50 ]
    • Coax Two Antenna Matching Network - 50 Ohm Coax Antenna Power Splitter and Matching Network
      [ Hits: 241 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 8.00 ]
    • Coax velocity factor - Coax Cables velocity factor article in pdf format
      [ Hits: 3722 | Votes: 14 | Rating: 4.86 ]
    • Coaxial feeder or RF coax cable - An overview of coax cable often called coaxial feeder or RF cable, used to feed antennas and deliver radio frequency power from one point to another
      [ Hits: 455 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 3.67 ]
    • Coaxial Transmitting Chokes - Understanding Common Mode and Differential Mode Currents on Transmission Lines by K9YC
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    • Common mode currents - Common mode currents can flow in all sorts of systems, not just antenna feed lines. This article explain how Common mode noise can be isolated from the desired signal
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    • Comparator-based RF switch - This is a concept paper, not a constuction article. There are too many variables to propose a one size fits all design. However, this paper should give you the basic idea how to do it
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    • Conventional Use of Transmission Line - ordinary transmission line theory
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    • Detuning Towers - The goal of detuning is not to avoid resonance, but rather to minimize re-radiation and/or current in the interfering structure.
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    • Distribute one antenna to multiple receivers - System for distribution of a receive-only antenna to multiple receivers
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    • Do You Need an Antenna Tuner - Maybe yes, maybe no. It all depends on the type of antenna and feed line you're using. QST Article in pdf format
      [ Hits: 19817 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 5.30 ]
    • Effects of VSWR on Transmitted Power - By James G. Lee, W6VAT
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    • ERP Estimator - Calculate online, ERP in dB and dBi given PWR Frequency Coax lenght and type and antenna type
      [ Hits: 1385 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 3.80 ]
    • Feed antenna through closed window - A system to lay the antenna cable through a closed window by OE1VFW
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    • Feed Line Currents for Neophytes - This paper discusses the sources of feed line currents and the methods used to control them.
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