Oh excellent ! Simply outstanding.
This adds scientific clarity to an otherwise obscure subject.
Made my day ! (grin)
73 de Gary, AA2IZ
----- Original Message -----
From: "n4lq" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 2:54 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question
> There is in fact a little know compatibility issue between TenTec and
> Butternut products. Due to the faster than usual QSK, the RF leaving the
> tends to achieve higher velocity than inferior rigs. Butternut uses a
> secret mixture of butter and aluminum which greatly increases the
> of their antennas. The combination of high velocity RF and "slick skin
> aluminum" results in the apparent power loss. Simply put; The wattmeter
> cannot keep up with the power which results in a low reading. Actually,
> power is really produced but cannot be measured by ordinary means.
> Negotiations are presently being carried out between the two corporate
> giants. Rumors have it that a spin-off company called "Butt-Tec" will
> an adapter. Meanwhile, we recommend exercising patience and simply
> the wattmeter. The alternative is to use a very long coax feeder. About
> of low quality RG-58 should tame that meter. 73
> R.F. Burns
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <OTAKEBI@aol.com>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 11:10 AM
> Subject: [TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question
> >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
> > and
> > 20.
> > 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.
> > Thanks,
> > Dan/N4VET
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