Quad-Turnstile

Essentially, the quad turnstile is two quad loops--shown in diamond configuration--fed at the base just as we would feed two dipoles. However, the impedance of the resonant quad loop at 6 meters composed of #14 copper wire is about 125 Ohms. Hence, we must make our phasing line out of RG-63, about the only available 125-Ohm coax.

The net impedance will be about 62 Ohms, which yields an adequate coax match, especially since the quad SWR curve will be as flat as the dipole curve. Indeed, SWR tells us almost nothing about the performance of a turnstile, with two exceptions. It may tell us that we have an open circuit or a short circuit somewhere along the line. As well, it may reveal the need for some means of suppressing common mode currents
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