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Re: [TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question
From: "Bill Rowlett" <kc4atu@hotmail.com>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 15:58:39 +0000
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Check the cables and connectors between the vertical /beaml and the rig. 
Next, check the setup on the vertical and the beam for the two bands where 
the problem occurs.

Bill  kc4atu

>From: OTAKEBI@aol.com
>Reply-To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
>To: tentec@contesting.com
>Subject: [TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question
>Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:10:08 EDT
>I have a Butternut HF6V ground mounted vertical and on 10 meters and 14
>meters I get low output from both my Corsair II and OMNI V.
>On 10 meters my output on the Corsair II is about 60 watts.
>The antenna shows a flat SWR
>If I place the tuner in line I get an increase of about 15 watts after I
>adjust it for the same SWR.
>I notice that I get low output on my Butternut Butterfly Beam.
>About the same as on the vertical on 10 and 20.
>However, when I switch to my G5RV I get full output from both rigs on 10  
>I get about 95 watts out with a flat SWR going through the tuner.
>Anyone on the list had this problem come up with the Butternuts and Ten  
>I don't see what could be cutting back the power especially on the corsair
>II which does not have foldback protection.
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