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2:1 Vhf Swr
I just installed a new Raymarine DSC VHF.
I have a mast top antenna with a balun. It looks like it's a 1/2 wavelength, 36 inch antenna.
When I was a HAM radio operator, I always tried for a 1:1 SWR. I measured mine at 2:1 using a SWR Bridge.
Anybody else ever measure their SWR?
I think 2:1 is not bad, but I was just wondering what others are seeing.
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Last edited by EO32; 08-26-2008 at 06:05 PM.
Reason: DCS to DSC