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How to use an automatic antenna tuner with a Yaesu FT-891


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This is post 2587 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

Unless you're using resonant HF antennas, an antenna transmatch (i.e. "tuner") is a "must have accessory" for your shack.

In this video, Michael Martens (KB9VRB) shows us how to use the popular LDG-211-Pro II antenna tuner with the Yaesu FT-891 portable transceiver.

Here are some of Michael's comments:

How to use an automatic antenna tuner with the Yaesu FT-891. In this video I show you the steps to set up and configure the LDG Z11 Pro II auto tuner with the Yaesu FT-891 portable HF transceiver. Become a patron! Unlock exclusive content at: https://www.patreon.com/kb9vbrantennas Support Ham Radio Q&A by shopping at Amazon: http://amzn.to/2kO6LH7 Read my blog: http://www.jpole-antenna.com Colophon: Camera https://amzn.to/2GV2Og1 Lens https://amzn.to/2GWC5zU Wireless Microphone: https://amzn.to/2qt3vDc Microphone: https://amzn.to/30lJheO Music by license: http://www.premiumbeats.com The Yaesu FT-891 is a very popular transceiver for portable operation, it offers 100 watts of power in a very small package. But it lacks a built in tuner. Some may find that a deal breaker but I really think that’s ok as it allows you to pick and choose an appropriate tuner for your needs. And that's what I did with the LDG Z11 Pro II. The LDG Z11 Pro 2 is a low cost, small automatic tuner that is ideal for mobile, base, or portable use. This tuner will do up to 125 watts sideband and about 30 watts digital. LDG calls this their zero power, which means in the standby mode it draws a negligible amount of power. #Hamradiohowto #YaesuFT891 #LDGZ11PROII

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