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Re: FT857D Antenna
« Reply #45 on: November 26, 2013, 06:16:38 PM »
I did some experimenting. I used an unum from my Chamelion 6/160 wire antenna, and can get the SWR and matching down correctly.  I will need a shunt coil...  AD check the log and weep...  ::)

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Re: FT857D Antenna
« Reply #46 on: November 26, 2013, 07:00:47 PM »
On QRZ or eqsl?
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Re: FT857D Antenna
« Reply #47 on: November 27, 2013, 05:32:51 AM »
Unseenone,
 You may also try 5 snap on ferrites on the coax just below the antenna.
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Re: FT857D Antenna
« Reply #48 on: November 28, 2013, 02:53:42 PM »
Good point, I put one on each end of the coax, radio side, just outside the house...  I'll snap a few more on and see what happens..   

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