In the "old days" that's why they were called transmatches. 2 things that
come to mind as honest to goodness antenna tuners are the device you use
with your Steppir antenna, and a scewdriver type of antenna for mobile use.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darwin, Keith" <Keith.Darwin@goodrich.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 17:49
Subject: Re: [TenTec] openwire feed OT
> Sorry, but that's misleading. An ATU when installed between your rig
> and your coax does not have a way to selectively tune just the antenna.
> It simply provides an impedance match from the rig to the feedline. If
> there are mismatches between the feedline and the antenna, they will
> Install the same unit at the antenna feedpoint and voila, you have an
> antenna tuner!
> - Keith KD1E -
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mike Gorniak
> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 12:42 PM
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> Subject: Re: [TenTec] openwire feed OT
> It's not mistakenly called an antenna tuner. It's called an antenna
> tuner because it tunes the antenna. It even tunes antennas for people
> who do not believe it is doing so.
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