> Your 160 m antenna load is creating high voltages in the >tuner that is
> causing the arcing.
You have to also remember that using a 160 meter dipole that is
close to the ground, 40-50 feet, the impedance can be very low,
sometimes in the order of 4-5 ohms. That is almost a dead short
across the tuner. That in itself can cause arcing. 73
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