[TowerTalk] HELP...IC746PRO

Bob Nielsen nielsen at oz.net
Thu Nov 24 11:13:25 EST 2005

On Nov 24, 2005, at 7:57 AM, StellarCAT wrote:

> I know this is slightly off topic - but only slightly... I am, was  
> using an Autek RF1 meter to
> determine my swr on a new F12 240N but the lengths are considerably
> shorter than the manual (and everyone else) says... and it is not  
> working
> right... so Tom suspects the RF1 as the culprit... however I have  
> no means
> of using my IC746PRO to test it as it will not transmit below the ham
> bands -
> is anyone aware of a fix to do this? I know for example on the  
> TS940 all one
> had to do was to clip a diode.... is there a way to get out of band  
> transmit
> for these rigs for testing antennas at 5W?


As an alternative, here's a pretty neat (and cheap) device to find  
the frequency of minimum VSWR--the Tenna-Dipper kit:


73, Bob N7XY

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