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CUSTOM S-MATCH BALANCED HOMEBREW TUNER. Post #1337.

If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwXYP4vTOso. If you use a balanced feeder to connect your rig to your antenna system, you'll need this simple S-Match balanced "tuner" for your shack.  The "tuner" will help match the impedance of your antenna to the impedance of your rig, insuring maximum power transfer and lowered SWR. This video does an excellent job of taking you through the design and construction process of this simple balanced tuner.  Although the author of this blog says the "tuner" can handle 100 watts, perhaps you would be more comfortable in using this device at power levels below 30 watts. For the latest Amateur Radio News and Information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.com. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast w

CUSTOM S-MATCH BALANCED HOMEBREW TUNER. Post #1071.

If you can't view this video, please enter this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwXYP4vTOso. Here's a simple effective S-Match balanced homebrew tuner for your shack.  The video is well-produced and provides several detailed views of the S- Match box and its internal components.  This tuner is based on a design created by PA0FRI. Check out his website for several more tuner designs. Several comments to this post refer to the tuning ease of this device, which covers 160 meters through 10 meters.  If you use balanced feed line , such as 450 ohm ladder line , 300 ohm television twin lead, or homemade 600 ohm balanced line , then this is the tuner for you. This S-Match balanced tuner is designed to handle 100 watts. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these sites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.wordpress.com. http://www.kh6jrm.info (breakin