it sounds like your balan is saturated, is surley defective, change it out,
have seen the same problem here before and that is what it was....bad
Bill Hinkle wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a Cushcraft A4S with the 40 meter kit. I use a
> Bencher balun with it. The SWR has gone bonkers on 20, 15 and 10 meters,
> 40 is still ok. I have a remote coax switch and the other antennas hooked
> to it are OK. So the problem is from the remote switch to the antenna. I
> noticed while checking it after it had set unused for a day or two the
> SWR started out ok, but when I kept it keyed down on CW, I could see the
> SWR just start climbing to over 3 to 1 in about 30 seconds at 100 watts.
> Any ideas as to where I should start looking?
> 73, Bill KB3AUG
> Riverton, WV
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