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Re: [TenTec] Scout 555

To: Stuart Rohre <rohre@arlut.utexas.edu>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Scout 555
From: Bwana Bob <wb2vuf@verizon.net>
Reply-to: wb2vuf@arrl.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 22:44:50 -0500
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RF can get into the Scout through the power cable. Many owners, 
including me,  use ferrite snap-on chokes on the power cable.


                                Bob WB2VUF

Stuart Rohre wrote:
> Of course, resonance in a grounding conductor or antenna issues could 
> cause any radio to have RF in the shack issues.
> The Scout when used at Field Day one year, had RF in the radio from its 
> own transmissions.  This was quickly traced to the jumper coax to the 
> tuner not being tightened onto the female type UHF connectors.
> That was a good fix, to find that moving the harness wires cured 17m 
> birdies!
> 73,
> Stuart
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