Max power with a twin lead j-pole (300ohm tv wire)?

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  1. srg59

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    I live in a small apt. so any outdoor antenna's are out of the question. What I've been using is a twin lead j-pole hanging in my front window. Does anyone know what output power I can safely (without cooking my radio) use with this antenna?

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    Steve
     
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    I've run 50 watts into mine with no ill effect. If you put it together right and it's properly matched, you should be able to do the same.
     

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    Awesome. Thanks for the reply.
     
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    I mainly use it with a 5 watt HT for APRS. The reason I asked about max power out was because I'd like to bring the j-pole camping and use it wish a yaesu mobile (50 watt).
     
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