> In a message dated 97-05-03 14:16:35 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (david l hyman)
> --stuff about high swr--
> The first thing I would do would be to go up on the tower with an
> MFJ-259 Antenna Analyzer and test the antenna directly. Go right to the
> antenna terminals first and then go back down the system. If the antenna
> checks out, then you've probably got a bad coax connection. If the antenna
> SWR is still bad, then you've got an antenna problem. There are ways to
> check the traps to see if they're bad.
> This is a good start. Other TowerTalkian comments?
> 73, Steve K7LXC
A simpler solution would be to try new coax between the rig and the coax
switch, or just use that as a jumper to bypass the coax switch. This
saves you a trip up the tower, and finding a MFJ antenna analyzer to
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