To ATU or not to ATU


Michael McEwen
 

Need advice...I have been advised that a tuner is not good for QRP if you can avoid it...my antennas are resonate.  Will an ATU such as the KX-3 one (or any ATU) degrade my transmitted (supposedly) 5W?
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Doc K5OSA - QTH: EM04sr
ARRL  
4SQRP #801 - NAQCC #7625 - SKCC #10098
FISTS #17157 - OMISS #9886
LFSARC (Lawton/Fort Sill Amateur Radio Club)

Michael T McEwen
Lt Col, US Army, Ret

Cellular Phone:  580 919-9205
Residence:  580 529-3412

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