Depending on the amp, the input Z to the amp will vary across the band.
This is specially true on 160M and 80M. The auto tuner takes care of the
input Z variation of the amp. I don't find that the output Z of the amp is
in anyway reflected back to the radio.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Nason / NA9U" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 11:28 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Tuner and amp
>I turn off the autoturner when I use my amp. I have
> the big tuner to make the amp see a low SWR. If the
> amp sees a low swr then so does the O2.
> Speaking of amps, I never found a way to feed the ALC
> line back from the amp to the O2. Is this unecessary
> on the O2? Do I keep missing it in the manual?
> John NA9U
> --- Robert & Linda McGraw K4TAX <RMcGraw@Blomand.Net>
>> Actually yes, the internal tuner keeps the radio
>> happy as it drives the amp.
>> The "real tuner" keeps the amp happy driving the
>> antenna system.
>> Bob, K4TAX
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Larry DiGioia" <email@example.com>
>> To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment"
>> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 6:34 PM
>> Subject: [TenTec] tuner battle?
>> >I have been trying to think this through, but I
>> give up...
>> > Would someone who has "real" antenna tuners ever
>> have a use for a
>> > built-in autotuner?
>> > I am picturing disastrous results as the two
>> "fight each other..."
>> > (I assume this is why they are optional.)
>> > --
>> > Larry N8KU
>> > w w w . l o n g w i r e . c o m
>> > 100% CW 100% HF
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