You have something else wrong.
SWR on all 4 bands meets or exceeds the published charts.
I've used two of these over 14 years.
You should check everything out again.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Denis" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2002 12:12 AM
Subject: [Towertalk] Re: 40M add-ons
> John, I worked on one of those add on's on a A4S just two weeks ago for
> a friend.
> We took one 40 meter conversation kit down off of this antenna as the
> SWR was intermittent. We measured and installed an all new driven
> element carefully
> and inserted the 40 meter conversation as per the book.
> The SWR on 40 meter was around 2.0 to 1. The SWR on the other bands
> were higher than what the spec. sheet specified. ( They were about
> 2:1) You had to use a tuner to match the antenna on the 20, 15 and 10
> meters. I can get the exact numbers if you wish. The tower was a 50
> I was not impressed with the SWR performance.
> Denis Ve6AQ
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