[amsat-bb] Re: Possible SWR problems with 70cm antenna

Diane Bruce db at db.net
Wed Jun 4 04:59:13 PDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 08:33:11PM -0400, Michael Tondee wrote:
> I'm going to take a wild shot in the dark here and ask the bb because I sure don't know. Would it be possible to put my 2 meter SWR meter in the 70cm line and at least get a ballpark figure of SWR? Or would the reading be so far off, it would be useless?

My advice is to stick your swr bridge on a 70cm line with a 50 ohm dummy
load and see how close it reads to 1:1. It's possible it might work.

- 73 Diane VA3DB
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