Marc, I haven't yet fixed my R5 but here is a website that has a lot of useful
info. It seems that maybe you've already done some of the mods/repairs listed
here. My bet is that if you've got bad SWR on all bands, then I'd suspect the
transformer box. Gd luck, Phil KB9CRY
> I have a problem with my R7 vertical.
> The problem is that I don't have a good SWR at all on all bands....
> I solved some problems but the main problem still exists.
> 1) In the "tuning box" I replaced a C.A rather small one of 27J of 1KV (Is
> this 27 pF??) This could be the problem...
> 2) One load didn't "dip" because the coil didn't measure,I fixed this one
> and all loads are "dipping" now...
> 3) I Cleaned all aluminium tubes with steel wool.
> 4) Water was leaking in two capacity tubes,this was fixed.
> All measurements were done with an MFJ-259 SWR analyser
> Marc ON6CC
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
> Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
> and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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