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[Yaesu] hi swr on ten meters. why?

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Subject: [Yaesu] hi swr on ten meters. why?
From: wa.tworsx@verizon.net (Vince)
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 10:29:35 -0400
Are you making use of an external SWR meter?
Do you have same results when using a dummy antenna as the load directly to the
Can you place a dummy load and SWR meter at the base of the 10m whip?
73s, de ~ Vince ~

KZ2G wrote:

> I am using the Valor Pro-Am whips on my van with my Yaesu FT-100D.  With the
> 20-meter whip, i can get the SWR down to near perfect.  But when i put the
> 10-meter whip on, i cannot get the SWR down.  it is sky high.  the coil
> looks ok.  and the whip is only about 3 years old and used infrequently.
> anyone have any ideas why this high SWR is there suddenly?  when i put the
> 20-meter whip back on, the SWR is near perfect.
> Is anyone using the ATAS antenna on their rigs?  how does it work on 29 mhz
> FM?  Does it tune every ham freq the FT-100D uses?  do u like it?  let me
> know.  thanks.
> Bob, KZ2G
>    ----------------------------
>         Omni 6 Plus & FT-100D, C U on CW!
>         See my Ham web at www.geocities.com/ram9872002/kz2g.htm
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