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69657Re: ATU for ensemble rxtx

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  • kk4dcf
    Nov 1, 2012
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      The minimum power level to tune is my biggest concern with the T1. I have no idea what the my ensemble is going to put out.

      This http://www.hfprojectsyahoo.com/sla5wamp.html may be an option but I would have no idea how to add it to the ensemble and it's just more money. I'd prefer to end up with a 10 - 20w amp some day.

      This is all entirely new to me so I'm just making it up as I go along.


      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "vbifyz" <3ym3ym@...> wrote:
      > Elecraft T1 has similar list of features to LDG Z-817 (internal battery, latching relays, 20W max power).
      > I used T1 with my Softrock RXTX and it works well. I had a WSPR setup running with a random wire antenna and was heard all around the globe.
      > The only minor issue is that T1 requires a certain TX power level to work. It was only able to do the tuning while RXTX generated the full 1W CW output .
      > 73, Mike
      > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "Leonard McGarity" <wv4i@> wrote:
      > >
      > > When I owned a FT-817ND, I also had a LDG Z-817 qrp auto tuner. The neat thing about this tuner is is that it runs on internal battery, does not draw power unless in tuning cycle, needs no ext pwr. Also has a tune button so no other connect to radio etc. required other than coax. Very simple to operate. If load outside its tuning range, then chances of QRP success marginal. I believe it’s 25W max. Link, WV4I
      > >
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