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post #9 of Old 08-03-2009
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Originally Posted by scottyt View Post
the coax and ant should show 40 to 50 ohms depending on a few things, but should be closer to 50
As k1vsk notes, and I noted earlier: That would be incorrect. In fact: It is unlikely that any properly operating antenna system will measure 50 ohms DC resistance. Most antenna systems will show one of two extremes in measuring DC resistance: An open (infinite) or something darn close to a short (close to zero ohms resistance), if not a dead short.

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