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Re: [Amps] Bandswitch arcing

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Subject: Re: [Amps] Bandswitch arcing
From: "Eric Tyberghien" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2015 22:25:29 +0100
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Hi David

I think you are right the tune and load capacitors of the Pi-L are near
fully meshed.

I shall try to add some padding doorknob to see if it helps.


Eric - F1FLY 

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        Have you considered an antenna tuner or modifying your antenna to
address the problematic load?

David KD4E

> It works fine but I have some arcing problems in the bandswitch when 
> working at full power on 80 m.
> The antenna is a shorted dipole so I suspect it.
> 73s
> Eric - F1FLY


*David* KD4E
ARES-EC Bulloch County, Nevils, Georgia USA

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