Shortwave random wire unun?

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Rufus1969
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Shortwave random wire unun?

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I'm a newbie to shortwave listening, Hams and broadcasters. I have radio with a 3.5mm antenna socket, from which I run coax attached to random wire strung up indoors. Would an unun help if it were placed between the feeder coax and the random wire antenna? What difference could I expect? Would I need to ground the unun?
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Re: Shortwave random wire unun?

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No
The unun just shows the transceiver a close to 50ohm match for a random length wire to transmit on.
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Re: Shortwave random wire unun?

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So an unun is only necessary for transmission?
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