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Author Topic: Given enough wire, could a person use a standard antenna tuner...  (Read 2651 times)
G8YMW
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« Reply #15 on: October 31, 2017, 12:41:43 PM »

I very much doubt it.
The caps have every chance of flashing over with the high RF volts.
Go variometer
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« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2017, 11:06:39 AM »

If you want to work in the basement then re-discover the variometer.

https://www.radiomuseum.org/images/radio/hilco_scientific/variometer_radio_part_1579043.jpg

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/federal-variometer-radio-tuning-coil-ca-1920-s

http://w5jgv.com/11.7uHy_Delta_Variometer/
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Ms. Tisha Hayes, AA4HA
Lookout Mountain, Alabama
Free space loss (dB) = 32.4 + 20 × log10d + 20 × log10 f
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