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Re: [TenTec] TenTec 1208

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] TenTec 1208
From: <n4py@arrl.net>
Reply-to: n4py@arrl.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 19:32:36 -0400
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The bypass switch on the transverter was designed for 100 watts.  I believe 
you are ok at 200 watts doing this but I would watch the SWR at the rig.  If 
it suddenly jumps then it was not ok.

Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Drive
Bell Mountain
Hays, NC 28635
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "AD5VJ Bob" <rtnmi@sbcglobal.net>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, July 14, 2008 6:17 PM
Subject: [TenTec] TenTec 1208

>I just acquired a TenTec 1208 to use with my FT-1000MP MKV and I have a 
>couple of questions.
> I know that I have to detune the rig to 5-7 watts to use the 1208
> My main question is:
> If I hook up to the 'HF' antenna port and switch over to 'bypass' can I 
> still use my 200W output into the bypass of the inverter, or
> do I need to put a coax switch inline and completely bypass the inverter?
> My next question is does anyone have a 6 meter vertical they would part 
> with?
>   73 fer nw es gud DX,
> Bob AD5VJ
> http://www.ad5vj.com/
> Old Calls WB5ZQU, WY5L/KH3, KE5CTY, N5IET
> Luke 14:28-30
> 28"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down 
> and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to
> complete it? 29For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, 
> everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30saying, 'This
> fellow began to build and was not able to finish.'
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