[Amps] Bandswitch arcing

Eric Tyberghien eric.tyberghien at orange.fr
Sat Mar 7 16:25:29 EST 2015

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


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