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3046Re: [V4Protocol] 20 and 40 meters

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  • wb0kgn@q.com
    Dec 26, 2012
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      Grounding??  Does the system have the equivalent of a counterpoise??
      Dave wb0kgn


      From: "Paul Harris" <kb2vec@...>
      To: V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 6:08:23 AM
      Subject: Re: [V4Protocol] 20 and 40 meters

       

      Leo,  No ferrite beads just coil wire into air choke, the tuner is a MFJ 945E mobile tuner and the rig is a Yaesu 897D. Antenna is a end fed 24 ft long sloper. As long as I stay at 40 watts or lower nothing happens. But you know if enough is good more is better. Paul

      From: Leo yudysky <lyudysky@...>
      To: "V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com" <V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 10:02 PM
      Subject: Re: [V4Protocol] 20 and 40 meters

       
      Paul,
      I had that problem before too!!
      What kind of tuner do you have?
      Do you have ferrite rings on all leads to your computer?
      I changed out my old tuner , a Kenwood tapped coil, AT180 with a Palstar AT4k, I believe it cured it for me...
      Leo
      kf7oni
      Whitefish, Mt.
      p.s. thanks for the post as I was wondering why I couldn't find you that day. 

      From: Paul Harris <kb2vec@...>
      To: "V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com" <V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, December 24, 2012 7:26 PM
      Subject: [V4Protocol] 20 and 40 meters
       
      Heard WB6JFH,N4AY,KF7ONI on 20 meters 22:37 utc.
      Heard N4AY on 40,  Trouble is they couldnt hear me, I ran  kit up to 50 watts and had RF freeze computer.
      Paul KB2VEC.


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