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6 Meter Full Wave Horizontal Loop Antenna

Jul 6th 2016, 23:55

K9ZUT

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The Z is supposed to be 100 Ohms; with a 1/4 wave 72 Ohm matching transformer, 50 Ohms. But, VSWR is about 3:1 implying that Z is much higher or much lower.

Can anyone please explain what is actually happening?
Jul 9th 2016, 08:41

K9ZUT

Joined: Dec 31st 2015, 19:32
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The loop was about 2' from the bed spring which affected the feed point impedance.

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