The resistance reading of 40 ohms was at the low point of the SWR reading.
There is a definate dip in the SWR, but it is up almost at 3:1.
> First... I disagree with the wording on that meter. That
> meter is labeled resistance, but it is really only
> resistance under certain specific conditions. Outside of
> those very specific conditions, where SWR meter reading is
> moderately low and you tune to the point where SWR reading
> crosses a very clear minimum, that meter isn't telling you
> resistance at all! You may not have 40 ohms of anything,
> unless it is at a clear SWR minimum point.
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