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Did Cubex go out of buisness...

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio Antennas' started by Mudfoot, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Sr. Member

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    or get bought out?


     

  2. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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  3. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Sr. Member

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    mmmmm, guess not. My link wasn't working. Thanks.
     
  4. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    I have been looking at two element quads. Cubex two element says it has a 75 ohm match. Can this be used with coax?
     
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  5. The DB

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    Yes. 75 ohms on a 50 ohm system is a 1.5 to 1 SWR match, and that is well within acceptable norms.


    The DB
     
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  6. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    Mudfoot: I think the VHF/UHF quads use a 75 ohm matching stub and then can be changed to 50 ohm coax...or can stick with 75 ohm coax all the way...I chat with and op that has a 6N2 version and it rocks on 2m...
    All the Best
    Gary

    And yes, their web home page changed address after TENNADYNE now owns them.
    Still same products and service from what I noticed.
     
  7. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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  8. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Sr. Member

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    My wife's cousin just got his ticket. He lives 18 crow miles, but were in Southeast Ohio and the rolling hills get us. I can just barely hear a scratch when he keys up. I was thinking of putting up one of the "end mast" mount quads and leave it pointed his way. I'm thinking it just might work. I got plenty of 75 ohm cable left over from a scanner install.

    He's got me interested in 2 meters again. Feels good to Elmer again.
     
  9. Mudfoot

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    Yep, that's the one I'm looking at. Well, the 2 meter version, anyhow. Although, the dual band capability has potential as well.
     

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