I appreciate the information.
That one little bit has increased my knowledge of the way the thing works by
a tremendous amount. I had only seen photos of the element straps and
The next question is, "How do it know?"
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member)
N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2)
> > From: Tower (K8RI)
> > I have know knowledge of how the system actually works,
> > but I have an idea what people are hearing might be the
> > system using a noise generator to measure SWR/Frequency
> > or what ever it does in the automatic mode to deicide
> > what it needs to do.
> Fluidmotion (SteppIR) do not do any rf measurement. The
> "automatic" mode reads the transceiver frequency from the
> data interface (it listens or "snoops") and then sets the
> element lengths from a lookup table.
> ... Joe, K4IK
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Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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