My MFJ Tuner did not like 160, so I bought (under advisement) an
Ameritron. The MFJ just smoked and sparked when attempting to tune. So I
decided that the antenna was at fault. The Ameritron tunes 160 but ?? I
am not sure on things. The Amertron does not tune the American phone band
on 40m. So it must go back to antenna design. For which I am now reading,
Chris opr VE7HCB
At 11:41 PM 2001-12-31 -0500, Stephanie WX3K wrote:
>My FT-817 does not have a built in tuner....I use a MFJ tuner and it does
>not like the antenna on 160 meter at all !
>Stephanie R. Koles WX3K
>From: Pete Smith [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 9:41 PM
>To: Stephanie WX3K
>Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Half slopers using a tower
>At 06:47 PM 12/31/01 -0500, you wrote:
> >I dont have a MFJ bridge to measure what the reactive component is.
> >Im kinda experimenting with this idea at this point.
>Sure, understood. It's tricky to figure out what to do with a half sloper.
> Will your tuner in your transceiver handle it?
>73, Pete N4ZR
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