[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.


Noll  W9RN
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Neader KA9FOX" <ka9fox at qth.com>
To: <TOWERTALK at contesting.com>
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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