[TenTec] Ten Tec and Butternut HF6V Problem And Question

Duane A Calvin ac5aa at juno.com
Tue Jun 28 16:12:18 EDT 2005

No problems at all with my Butternut HF2V, ground mounted.  It works
great on its designed bands and some others as well thru a tuner.  Full
output from my Omni VI+ and my Orion without tuner on designed-for bands,
and with tuner on other bands.

        73,  Duane

On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:10:08 EDT OTAKEBI at aol.com writes:
> I have a Butternut HF6V ground mounted vertical and on 10 meters and 
> 14  
> meters I get low output from both my Corsair II and OMNI V.
> On 10 meters my output on the Corsair II is about 60 watts.
> The antenna shows a flat SWR
> If I place the tuner in line I get an increase of about 15 watts 
> after I  
> adjust it for the same SWR.
> I notice that I get low output on my Butternut Butterfly Beam.
> About the same as on the vertical on 10 and 20.
> However, when I switch to my G5RV I get full output from both rigs 
> on 10  and 
> 20.
> I get about 95 watts out with a flat SWR going through the tuner.
> Anyone on the list had this problem come up with the Butternuts and 
> Ten  Tecs?
> I don't see what could be cutting back the power especially on the 
> corsair  
> II which does not have foldback protection.
> Thanks,
> Dan/N4VET
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Duane Calvin, AC5AA
Austin, Texas


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