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Subject: antenna tuners
From: (MEC)
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 10:40:44 +0100 (MET)
> I am considering the Vectronics HFT-1500...Are there any good/bad comments
> on this antenna tuner? 
> any comments would be appreciated.  Thank You in advance.
> Best 73,
> de KB4LBX/Alex
It does not have the power handling capability for 1500 W output the name 
suggests. This is conveniently hidden in the manual.
For open wire feedline, the feed through insulator is not good enough.
( Moulded plastic)  I have had one melting !!.
For less than 1KW it is OK. ( for indoor use ).

73  Rag  OZ8RO

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