McIntosh AM Loop Antenna

Discussion in 'McIntosh Audio' started by 427SS65, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. 427SS65

    427SS65 New Member

    Does anybody remember seeing the plans for building a coaxial AM loop antenna in one of the McIntosh owner's manuals? It used common coax, or any kind you had lying around, nothing special. It was center tapped, as I remember. They worked quite well.

    I have looked at the ones I can find on the web without success. Used to build them for clients and can't remember how to configure it now.

    Thanks in advance,

  2. dshoaf

    dshoaf That high voltage buzz Subscriber

    You might try the Berners site for the Mac owners manuals you can download there. I do not remember that discussion in them myself.


  3. 427SS65

    427SS65 New Member

    Thanks, David. I contacted Roger Russell who didn't know about it. Davy O'Brien gave me the info decades ago, but I can't find his drawing.
  4. dshoaf

    dshoaf That high voltage buzz Subscriber

    Yep, sounds like one of Dave's documents that would be great to archive here and elsewhere.


  5. 427SS65

    427SS65 New Member

    It certainly would!
  6. KMLijewski

    KMLijewski New Member

    AM Loop Ant

    It can be found in the MAC4300V owner's manual pages 8-9.
    It should be attached if I have done this correctly.

    Attached Files:

  7. 427SS65

    427SS65 New Member

    Thanks very much for posting that out of the manual. Unfortunately, that is not the type of coax "loop" I used to build. Maybe I'll try building one to see how it works.

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