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Coaxial Cable

Coaxial cable does in fact produce small, non-linear phase shifts and reflections that vary with frequency, even when properly terminated. This is due, I believe, to variations in physical tolerances along its length and perhaps also chemical makeup. I have measured these anomalies in the past, and while they are insignificant for most purposes, a sensitive nulling mechanism with a dynamic range exceeding 60dB or so can detect the effect of these disturbances as variations in input impedance.

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  • Coaxial Cable - Triode_Kingdom 19:43:23 04/29/12 (1)


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