There is another aspect to this discussion that I haven't seen. If you
are are a listener SW or otherwise, you might want 2 tuners, or a manual
tuner. There is no way that I can see to tune an auto-tuner without
transmitting. And being good hams, we would never transmit out of band.
John G / WA1JG
Rob Atkinson, K5UJ wrote:
> the only time i use an autotuner is when I need the one on my ts870 to get
> the vswr into the tuned input of the centurion down to where the 870 won't
> fold back. the centurion on some frequencies can show a high enough vswr to
> make the 870 unhappy (1.5 to 2:1). the rest of the time i never use one,
> preferring manual tuners instead.
> rob / k5uj
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