Monday, January 6, 2020
Will an unbalanced antenna coupler work with a balanced tuned feeder dipole
We're always told that if you used a balanced antenna, such as a tuned feeder dipole, one should use a balanced antenna coupler rather than something that's simple and unbalanced eg a single L-match.
In this video I do some tests on WSPR with a tuned feeder dipole (20 metres end to end, 8 metres feedline) on 14, 18 and 21 MHz. I swap between a balanced antenna coupler and an unbalanced coupler. Are there differences in signal reports? Watch and find out!
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