[Linux-ham] Roll up J-pole

Rob Rousseau ki4bke at nc.rr.com
Tue May 16 14:32:46 EDT 2006

Hi Folks,
   I'm trying to make a rollup j-pole out of 300 Ohm TV twin lead 
wire.   I bought an RG-59 coax cable (with BNC connector), but it is 75 
Ohms instead of the recommended 50 Ohm RG-8X cable.   Would this have a 
negative effect on my antenna? 
Thank you for your advice and help,

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