Sunday, December 16, 2018

Operating a Manual Antenna Tuner. Post 1713.

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Manual antenna "tuners" (transmatches) are an inexpensive and simple way to match your HF antennas to the impedance of your transceiver.  In this video, Joe Lalumia demonstrates his MFJ-986 manual differential T Tuner and explains how the "tuner" can improve antenna performance by reducing SWR in your antenna system.  Although the video focuses on newly licensed radio amateurs, the suggestions from Joe  will serve as a timely review for all classes of amateur radio operators.  Antenna "tuners" are a key component of random length wires, end-fed half wavelength antennas, and doublet antennas.

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