TITLE

A Three to One Dummy Load

AUTHOR(S)
Bryce, Mike
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
QST;Feb2013, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the creation of a 3:1 standing wave ratio (SWR) by making an appropriate resistive load. Changing inductance or capacitance is also a way to change the SWR. It cites the need for a radio frequency (RF) detector to provide visual indication of power applied to dummy load. The dummy load is intended to calibrate SWR meters and check for proper transmitter foldback. The importance of proper heat sinking of the resistors is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
85802751

 

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