Coax Calculator

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  2. handlebar

    handlebar Heavy Load Member

    Long enough to reach from your radio's coax connector, plus a foot of spare for the inevitable connector replacement, to your antenna's connector, plus a foot for the equally inevitable connector replacement.

    P.S. This wouldn't be a troll, would it? ;)
     
  3. Meteorgray

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    Mike must be working on his Base Station again. :)
     
  4. mike5511

    mike5511 Road Train Member

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    Got everything ready to go. Just need to take my angle grinder to the tower mod I did and get it re-galvanized.
     
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    ------> ------- <------ long...
     
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    Powder Joints Subjective Prognosticator

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    You can use cold galvanized on a repair, we did on Rohn towers never had a problem with it.
     
  7. mike5511

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    I was going to do that, but there is a place close by that will hot dip them for a decent price. I've got two towers. One is just a G20, the other a G25 and both are probably 40 years old. They don't look too bad really, but with the addition for the thrust bearing, I thought I might as well re-dip the whole thing.
     

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  8. mike5511

    mike5511 Road Train Member

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    Been reading about using all nulled coax lengths and the supposed benefit thereof, but I haven't figured out how to do it.
     
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    Vids on youtube re nulling..My analyzer does it for me now sence i picked up a open,load,short and jseing the new calibration..It now reads AT the antenna vs from back end of radio..
     
  10. mike5511

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    I've looked for those vids you speak of but haven't found them yet. Will the AA-35 do that, or do you need one of the others?
     
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