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[TenTec] OMNI VI & CW-80

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Subject: [TenTec] OMNI VI & CW-80
From: digalbo@erols.com (Dennis DiGalbo)
Date: Fri Aug 1 16:51:30 2003
For reference, I'm using my Omni 6+ with a CW-40, the 40 meter 
version of the Carolina Windom. SWR is under 2:1 on 40, 20 and 10 ... 
need to use my TT 238 antenna tuner on the other bands.
A find the Carolina Windom to be an excellent coax fed all band antenna.

>I'm using an OMNI VI (Opt. 3) tied directly (no Transmatch) to a 
>RadioWorks Carolina Windom CW-80. The built-in meter shows an SWR of 
>2.0:1 or less on 80-10 meters except 2 1/2:1 on 30 meters. This 
>seems extraordinary to me and I'm wondering if: (1) I need to use an 
>outboard S-meter to get a true reading or (2) the CW-80 and OMNI VI 
>go very well together. Also, I'm talking CW sub-bands only.
>Any comments?
>John, W3ULS
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