I know better and just forgot about the close RF problem with broadcast
stations. Have a 50 KW AM station at 1020 Khz about 2 miles away, and
another running 10 KW about 1 mile away...surely this is the problem.
However, many suggested to check the UHF connection since this is an
apparent Autek problem.
Thanks to all.
>> Been taking SWR measurements with the RF-1 with a rather wide
>> fluctuation of readings from day to day, even though the
>> weather has remained dry. The battery has been changed to
>> eliminate the known problem of varying voltage and unequal
>> measurements . I'm puzzled why there is a discrepancy, while
>> the internal amplifier SWR meter reads consistent, day to day.
>> Any thoughts why?
>Don't you have a broadcast station or any similar source of RF in your
>neighbourhood ? I normally connect a Dunestar bandpass filter to the
>antenna port of the RF1. It reduces SWR reading a bit (max 1 dB in
>coeff doesn't really matter).
>73 de Zoli HA1AG
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