The High Current Warning is working correctly. The PA drive control circuit
is looking at PA current and not SWR. Tentec radios typically fold back on
high PA current and not high SWR as other radios.
All is well in that regard.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Bryce" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 22, 2007 6:13 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni VII first impressions....odd things i.e.
> Mike and everyone...
> thought of that... but the meter shows forward power and zero
> if the cable were bad, I would not see forward power of 80 watts
> and ... I changed the cables and the results are the same..
> both cables are new and or have been replaced!!
> the power output meter on the Omni VII shows full 100 watts output.
> Switch over to swr and I see anywhere from 1.2 to 9.9 to 1
> key down for more than 10 seconds, and the swr meter (on the radio)
> changes up and down.
> Switch over to power (on the radio) and the power level DOES NOT change!
> If there were a cable problem, that would not be possible as the swr
> going up, the power would have to go down and the high current
> warning would come on
> speaking of which..
> transmitting into a antenna that is not the correct one for the band,
> (my 80 meter dipole with the rig set for 40 meter) will cause the
> high current warning and then shuts down the radio.
> Mike, WB8VGE
> SunLight Energy Systems
> The Heathkit Shop
> J e e p
> Note: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a
> large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced
> On Dec 22, 2007, at 6:59 PM, N4NT wrote:
> I wouldn't think the Bird could show a bad cable between itself and
> the rig.
> In fact, what you report is just what I'd expect if that cable is bad.
> Mike N4NT
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