[SCCC] High SWR
Jeff Kincaid, W6JK
w6jk at arrl.net
Sat Dec 8 22:24:51 EST 2012
That's not the best way to build a Tesla coil, but it's a start! :)
--- On Sun, 12/9/12, Timothy Coker <n6win73 at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Timothy Coker <n6win73 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SCCC] High SWR
> To: "Art - W6KY" <W6KY at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "SCCC Reflector" <sccc at contesting.com>
> Date: Sunday, December 9, 2012, 2:37 AM
> I guess so... though my tuner on 160m
> would arc on the coil once power was
> high enough and the swr was not low enough in a given
> portion of the band.
> That would cause my ACOM 2000A to go into standby mode as
> the arc(s) would
> allow the amplifier to see a high swr. It was pretty cool to
> see this with
> the tuner cover removed and the room lights off.
> Tim /N6WIN
> On Dec 8, 2012 5:25 PM, "Art - W6KY" <w6ky at yahoo.com>
> > If you are using a tuner with your Alpha and
> > a 80 meter dipole with high SWR, could that
> > result in a 'Tuner Melt'?
> > 73, Art W6KY
> > .............................................
> > BOTH POLITICIANS AND DIAPERS
> > NEED TO BE CHANGED OFTEN AND
> > FOR THE SAME REASON!
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