- Antenna analyzer/SWR meter
Re: Antenna analyzer/SWR meter
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Couldn't agree more Jerry, the FT450 is an entry level wireless with above entry level performance and functions. Yes the built in ASTU is amazing.
Wayne - NQ0RP
On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 3:15 PM, J.K. Wright <wrightjk@...>
Also have an FT-450d. It has a built in swr meter and an absolutely amazing built in antenna tuner with great range. Unless you plan on experimenting a lot with antennas, you don't need an swr/per meter anytime soon. Never had one for my first 45 yrs of hamming. Read your FT450D manual carefully. The rig can do a lot and is a great entry level rig.
I didn’t rely to the group. I replied to John instead. I’m not getting in a hurry. I am planning on joining a group, however in my line of work. I work 70 hrs a week and my weekends fall during the week, not many people are off when I am. My radio that I purchased is a Yaesu FT-450d. I’m taking my General test on Saturday lord willing and the creek don’t rise I hope to ready to get on the air when I get home. Thanks for all your replies.
I am debating on a OCF dipole or a Carolina Windom. It will be fed with RG-8x (50 ohm I believe). I’m not sure about the radiation or if it’s shortened. I’m a fairly new ham.
I need to start trucking, I’ll reply when I stop.
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