Off Center Fed (OCF) Antennas

50:200 (4:1) CUBE™ Balun, 1.8-61 MHz, 1.5KW - Loop, OCF, Folded Dipole

SKU CB-4-1500EBX
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The CB-4-1500DC balun is a multi-core current balun with an enclosure box. Input is via SO-239 coax connector and output can be top studs or side eye hooks (2) and top eye hook used as a halyard hoist for supporting your wire antenna. Rated 1500 Watts PEP Watts from 1.8-31 MHz.

This transformer requires a feed line choke to isolate the coax feed line from the antenna. A coax noise filter at the radio end of the coax is also recommended to reduce coax cable common mode also recommended.

Useful on these type of antennas:

Dipole, double extended
Dipole, linear load, ladder line fed
Dipole, long, non-resonant
Dipole, off-center fed (OCF)
Dipole, snake type, ladder line fed
Long wire with ground system
Multi-band, remote balun

Useful out to 200 MHZ under 3;1 SWR (see graph)

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OCF antennas are very convenient as they will allow multiple bands of operation with a simple wire antenna which is fed off center with a 4:1 OCF Current balun with built in feed line choke,