Just wanted to be SURE that it would match - I used a tuner to tune the
antenna to my 756 Pro first - then ran the Alpha through the
tuner. Everything worked fine - no need to use the tuner if you don't have
one, and the antenna is less than 2.0 : 1 SWR. Just being cautious! 73, Joe
At 03:31 PM 04-09-2002, you wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "WL7M" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>. Returning to the shack, I fired up the
> > Icom 756Pro and it agreed. My Alpha 87a was next - but I took the
> > precaution of running it through the Palstar AT4K tuner to make sure I had
> > a good match
>I am a new owner of a used Alpha 87a. This is my first use of high power.
>Please explain your statement "... I took the precaution...." My
>is that the Alpha 87a's protection circuitry would have prevented damage.
>I always tune at low power settings first, but am interested in your