No problems at all with my Butternut HF2V, ground mounted. It works
great on its designed bands and some others as well thru a tuner. Full
output from my Omni VI+ and my Orion without tuner on designed-for bands,
and with tuner on other bands.
On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:10:08 EDT OTAKEBI@aol.com writes:
> I have a Butternut HF6V ground mounted vertical and on 10 meters and
> 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 and
> 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 Tecs?
> I don't see what could be cutting back the power especially on the
> II which does not have foldback protection.
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Duane Calvin, AC5AA
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