[time-nuts] Non-impedance matched antenna cables

Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Fri Jun 13 18:55:27 EDT 2008

Mark Sims wrote:
> Also forget the complication of trying to trim the cable length...  the effects of temperature,  humidity,  pressure,  moisture, etc in commercial TV cable being used at microwave frequencies will rather quickly render your precise adjustments moot. 
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Depends on the cable length and the temperature excursions it experiences.
For short runs its well worthwhile.
For longer runs the cable attenuation will help reduce the effect of 
mismatches at either end.


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