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[TowerTalk] Tribander problem

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Tribander problem
From: (Jim White, K4OJ)
Date: Mon Aug 11 23:09:50 2003
have you tried parking a stupid load (oops dummy load) at the top end of 
the tower - far end of coax - to see if the coax might not be the source 
of your problems...

I would not be surprised ot hear it was... or, a connector which is on 
its last legs...

K4OJ wrote:
> Here's the problem: A Hy-Gain TH3-Mk4 tribander works fine at 100 watts... 
> but with a KW the SWR goes up when used for an hour or so at 50% duty cycle.  
> I 
> pulled the traps and all looked well except for a couple loose screws which I 
> tightened but it didn't solve the problem.   I have also tried replacing the 
> balun without success.
> Any idears what could be the culprit?
> Thanks!
> Dick- K9OM
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