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Antenna Matcher

Here's an antenna matcher project that I'm working on.  Actually, it's not quite finished yet, but it works very well for what I've been doing!

This circuit was published in a 1965 ARRL book.

The circuit is reported to match to any type of antenna to a 50/70 ohm transmitter.

At the present time, I've been using a 115' long-wire antenna, up about 25' to transmit.

My first QSO with my homebrew transmitter, matcher and long-wire, got me a contact about 1026 miles away .. not much if you're Marconi, but I was elated!