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[TenTec] Jupiter with internal tuner

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Subject: [TenTec] Jupiter with internal tuner
From: winjones@ix.netcom.com (Winston F. Jones)
Date: Wed Mar 26 19:58:36 2003
I bought the auto tuner and added it myself to my Jupiter. It has never
taken the SWR down below 1.5 like my external LDG AT-11 does. I've had my
internal tuner turned off for several months now and use the AT-11. After I
complained about the problem on this reflector, a rep from LDG said I should
adjust the trimmer on the internal tuner board and I might get the SWR down
more. I haven't even gotten around to trying his suggestion yet. I hate to
take the Jupiter out of the case again. Will probably do it someday. I was
also disappointed that the tuner doesn't activate automatically, the way the
external one does.
In summary, if I knew what I know now, I probably wouldn't spend the
$200-plus on the internal tuner.
Hope this helps.
73, Winston  K4CWQ
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From: "ke4vpn" <ke4vpn@carolina.rr.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2003 21:11 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Jupiter with internal tuner

> Hello
> Just wondering if anyone is using the Jupiter with the built in LDG tuner?
> am using the Z11 tuner on my Argo V and it works great. I ordered a
> today from Stan with the AT and was wondering if it was a mistake? I have
> read the archives and saw some problems? Is anyone having good luck with
> built in tuner on the Jupiter?
> Thanks
> Ronnie
> ke4vpn
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