Register Account

Login Help

Forum Home - Rules - Help - Login - Forgot Password
Members can access, post and reply to the forums below. Before you do, please first read the RULES.

72 Ohm Jumper Okay?

May 31st 2013, 13:27


Joined: Sep 17th 2003, 15:11
Total Topics: 0
Total Posts: 0
I need a short jumper cable to connect my antenna switch to my radio.
I happen to have a six foot jumper but it is rated at 72 ohms. Will this
be okay or do I have to buy or make a 50 ohm cable?
Dick. K2rfp
May 31st 2013, 20:01


Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
Total Topics: 0
Total Posts: 0
To get maximum efficiency out of your antenna system everything between the transmitter and antenna should be of the same impedance. However a short piece of 75 ohm jumper cable probably won't make much difference.

Back to Top


Instragram     Facebook     Twitter     YouTube     LinkedIn