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Old 27-Sep-2020, 11:56 PM   #148
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Originally Posted by Tim View Post
it looks like the balun assembly is an integral part of the antenna.
Yes, it is.

Originally Posted by blackstone View Post
Are all baluns created equal?
could have one for when we work on the antennas, just in case.
Did you see this thread by BigHenry? He has a CM5020 and had balun problems.

He replaced the PCB balun with a CM94444 balun. It didn't work too well until he shortened the leads to 2-1/2" as I had suggested in my balun tests.

New Channel Master Balun
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