n3xx at charter.net
Sun Sep 2 17:36:36 EDT 2007
Jose & Tim,
Please post what the fix turns out to be on the 12 Mtr problems. I was just
about ready to order a WARC-7, but seeing a couple of new ones having the
same problem, not sure I should order just yet.
Good Luck - 73,
Tim - N3XX
----- Original Message -----
From: "N1BAA - Jose Castillo" <n1baa at comcast.net>
To: "TowerTalk" <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2007 1:24 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] WARC-7
> I recently put together a WARC-7 for Chet Moore, N4FX and
> had the exact same problem.
> In fact we took it apart and put it back together at MY QTH,
> tested it again because FORCE 12 thought there was a
> detuning issue at his home....
> WELL....we got the same results....never did get it resonant
> any where near the band...
> In fact, FORCE 12 had to send another one to him...which is
> still in the box.... and he is a little gun shy to say the
> least about trying this one...
> I sent out an email to every FORCE 12 WARC -7 owner I knew
> and they all said they had NO problems with PLUG AND PLAY
> with it...so I think you and Chet may have gotten a funky
> The strange thing is that EVERY SINGLE measurement was
> OH yeah...FORCE 12 even sent us a BRAND NEW driven
> element...and that did not solve it either...
> IF you get yours figured out...LET US BOTH KNOW!....
> We both have lots of other FORCE 12 antennas, and have not
> had a single issue with them..
> Good luck amigo!
> Jose - N1BAA
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