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Subject: Re: Topband: Coupling between bev and other antennas
> While the coupling from a nearby TX antenna to a Beverage antenna on RX
> not seriously degrade receiving performance, watch out for coupling
> the Beverage and TX antenna while transmitting. I blew the front end right
> out of a brand new IC-775DSP with only 300 Watts to a nearby dipole (100
> feet away).
If the front end gets "blewn out", is it readily apparent when listening?
>It also caused the IC-775DSP final power transistors to blow!
Seems like something else was going on to blow the output transistors>