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[TowerTalk] Re: [CQ-Contest] TH7DXX - SWR improvements ?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: [CQ-Contest] TH7DXX - SWR improvements ?
From: (Chuck Sudds)
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 11:00:01 -0500
At 10:45 AM 6/1/98 EDT, you wrote:

Do you know if the HyGain TH11DX suffers from this same problem??

>      We found a similar problem with our TH7 during our tribander comparison
>test. The interesting part was that the GAIN of the antenna on 15M was very
>high so this ought to put to rest the necessity for having a 1:1 swr for
>maximum performance. 
>      I talked to Roger Cox at Hy-Gain and he said that users have had some
>success by moving the feedpoint hardware around. Apparently the proximity of
>the parts has something to do with it. 
>      Nonetheless, the antenna still plays very well even with higher than
>'normal' swr so put a transmatch in line (if you need it) and go nuts! No
>penalty performance incurred. 
>Cheers,  Steve  K7LXC
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Chuck Sudds  K0TVD
Missouri Valley, Iowa USA

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