[TowerTalk] 160m Antenna Tuner Recommendation?
NOLL R AMIDZICH
namidzich at wi.rr.com
Fri Nov 25 10:42:14 EST 2005
Been using a tuner built by N4XM (XMATCH) for the last couple of years.
No problem (no arcing etc) running 1500 watts from 87a on 160.
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From: "Scott Neader KA9FOX" <ka9fox at qth.com>
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Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 12:29 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] 160m Antenna Tuner Recommendation?
>I have a 160m inverted vee fed with 75 ohm CATV. Minimum SWR is 1.9:1
> which isn't too far from expected given the 75 ohm cable. I've decided to
> just use a tuner for now, to get me QRV on top band (for the first time in
> my life). I will maybe improve this situation later by feeding the vee
> with 50 ohm cable or explore transformers or other solutions.
> Unfortunately, with only about 1kw, my Dentron "Super Super Tuner" starts
> to arc at times. Any recommendations for a tuner that can handle 1.5kw on
> 160m, given my relatively high SWR? Please no home brew projects, as I am
> a QCAO.
> Thanks in advance!
> - Scott KA9FOX
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