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Good Radio or not?

Discussion in 'Communication (CB | GPS | HAM)' started by HomeBuilt_95, Sep 12, 2002.

  1. HomeBuilt_95

    HomeBuilt_95 Registered Member

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    I don't know if any of you have heard of a Tristar brand radio? I have one, and it has all of the bells and whistles. It has the sidebands and everything. I was wondering what to do about the little antenna warning light that always comes on when i key the mic?
     
  2. The_Sandman_454

    The_Sandman_454 1/2 ton status

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    Have you verified that your SWR is set correctly? If not you'll want to do that. It's basically tuning the antenna so it resonates properly so you don't get a lot of signal being reflected back into radio... Excessively high SWR ratio is not good for the radio and causes you to lose efficiency...
     
  3. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    I agree with Sandman, those warning lights come on when the SWR's are getting high. Best have them check befor you blow a final or something.
     

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