SWR is high on 10... seems to get better at the bottom end of the band... but
still high... nobody up there to see how the receive compares to the dipole...
Thanks for all help
Josh - KB0GUS
----- Original Message -----
From: Bud Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Monday, May 31, 2004 3:03 pm
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] A3S 20 Meter troubles
> On Monday 31 May 2004 14:48, email@example.com wrote:
> > When I test it against my G5RV, the G5RV is a little better on 20
> > meters... The tribander is excelent on 15...
> > I have good directivity, good nulls when I rotate it, but the
> SWR is
> > high and again, the G5RV transmits and receives better.
> > From what I understand, the antenna does not have 20m traps to fail
> > or get clogged...
> > I verified the element spacing and lentgths are correct, but the
> > antenna is not good on 20m...
> > Any Ideas?
> Hi Josh,
> Based on your description I would suspect loss of connectivity at
> outboard end of one of the 15m traps, probably on the driven
> Is SWR OK on 15 and 10?
> Bud Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org> KD5SZ EM05vb
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