my last msg

NF8R at NF8R at
Fri Jul 15 13:07:02 EDT 1994

sorry about the lack of signature
Dave NF8R


>From eric%modular.UUCP at (Eric Gustafson)  Fri Jul 15 17:04:34 1994
From: eric%modular.UUCP at (Eric Gustafson) (Eric Gustafson)
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 94 09:04:34 MST
Subject: Indoor antennas
Message-ID: <9407151604.AA12205 at modular>


Don't worry a bit about arcing when operating the loop slightly off
resonance.  The maximum voltage you can develop is when the loop is exactly
at resonance.  The circulating currents (mostly in the tuner and feedline)
go up a bit but not to worry...  at 150W not enough to harm anything.  With
a manual tuner I have gone as far as 5:1 SWR away from resonance with no
noticeable degradation in either received or transmitted signal strength
(also no fires).

73,  Eric  N7CL

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