Before you bring it down, try a real swr bridge/transmitter.
Sometimes those analyzers get fooled by stray rf.
The XM-240 has a matching network? My 40-2CD has just a
split dipole with no matching network.
Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Clark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 1:20 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] XM-240 Tuning Issues
> Just got a CC XM-240 together and on the tower. I'm
> having some tuning issues. There are CW, MID and SSB
> settings on the elements and I split the difference per
> some of the other posts that I have seen between CW and
> MID. At 80ft and using an MFJ-259B, the best I see is
> about 2.5 SWR at 7.062Mhz. I see no other dips.
> Any tips?
> Coils looked good with the exception of 1. The outward
> facing opening on one LCA was larger than the others and
> was too large for the element tip. I made an aluminum
> sleeve so that the tip would fit.
> I'll be bringing the antenna back down today or Sunday to
> go-over. BTW, I am using the CC supplied matching
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