Hello, I do not have problem with my Orion and Butternut Hf6V. Full output .
73 and Dx
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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question
> I have had a similar problem with my Orion and an old HF6-V with power out
> of about 70 watts according to an external Daiwa power meter. The same
> thing does not happen with my FT-1000-MP. The problem seems to be that
> SWR will not come down enough on 10 for full output on the Orion but the
> can match it. The problem with the HF6-V may be that I had to replace the
> top section of tubing with another longer piece of tubing and it does not
> tune as well on 10 meters. I have concluded that the Orion antenna tuner
> just did not have enough range on 10 meters. When I put the amplifier on
> line, the problem goes away. The good news (and the bad news) is that
> is now seldom anything on 10 worth chasing anyway.
> Dennis, K2SX
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> Where and how are you measurung power?
> I used a V with a HF6V for many years always read full power.
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> 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
> > 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
> > I don't see what could be cutting back the power especially on the
> > corsair II which does not have foldback protection. Thanks,
> > Dan/N4VET
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