I recently put up a K6STI loop for 80m. It's about 8 feet off the ground
and 21 feet on each side.
I built it according to the article in the in the Sept 95 issue of QST,
used 450 ladder (window) line and a 77 mix bead for the transformer.
My problem is that I can't get the SWR below 3:1. I do get a pronounced
dip as I adjust the cap, but the minimum indicated by my MFJ-259 is 3:1.
I'm thinking I need to adjust the turns ratio in my transformer, but I'm
not sure which way to go with the ratio. Currently it's as the article
states: 4 turns to 10 turns.
Anyone have any pointers for me?
Dave Quick, K0EKL
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