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Reviews Categories | Books/Manuals/Videos/Pod-WebCasts on ham radio | The Care and Feeding of Transmission Lines Help


Reviews Summary for The Care and Feeding of Transmission Lines
The Care and Feeding of Transmission Lines Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $24.95
Description: The Care and Feeding of Transmission Lines is a radio amateurís guide to understanding transmission lines. It includes an introduction to the various types of transmission lines, key parameters of coaxial cable and balanced line types, as well as the different types of connectors. With this book, youíll learn how to select the most appropriate transmission line for an application, how to install it, and maintenance techniques to help extend the useful life of the line.
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KD0ZV Rating: 5/5 Sep 13, 2017 15:38 Send this review to a friend
Excellent Book for those wondering about transmission lines  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
One of my favorite books written by Joel Hallas (W1ZR)

This is an easy read and can be finished cover to cover in a couple days max. Covers the various types of transmission lines as well as connectors and how to install them. Talks about what type of line to use and why.

Was just the right amount of information and was written in a manner that was easy to follow. The only thing that made me cringe (being a craftsman) was some of Joel's recommended methods of getting feedline into a house. They are probably on par with what Hams typically do and I admit I go a little overboard on most things. That said, I rarely have problems either.

 


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