Joe Humet wrote:
> I seem to be having a problem with my KT34XA. The swr went up on all
> bands so I took it down off the tower to check it out. I don't see
> anything wrong. All the element specs look to be ok. I have check the
> connections from the balum to the driven and thats good to.
> Everything was workin fine till we had a ice storm back in Apirl
> and one of the driven elements got bent a bit. I have strighten it out
> but the swr has not changed. Now i'm lost. HELP !! Any ideas please.
> I remember someone on here a few months ago saying something about
> taken ohms readings of the elements but I don't remember who is was
> or what he said.
> Tnx for reading this & 73 Joe K2DS
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You have probably already checked ( should have been the first thing to
check ) is the coax. Put a dummy load in place of the antenna and make
sure the SWR is good before chasing other things.
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