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What Am I doing wrong with JT65?

YV5WZ Member ✭✭
edited March 2017 in SmartSDR for Windows
After updated to WSJT-X 1.6 I have noted  I receive  not satisfactory reports as I used to....I have a vertical hustler 6BTV with less than 1.5 SWR on 40 mts...and transmiting with 15 watts it took my attention how temperature increase  from 40 to 55 or more Celsium degrees  with just one contact ( DDutil info).....is that normal....

any advise or idea....




  • DH2ID
    DH2ID Member ✭✭✭
    edited March 2017
    George, transmitting over 46 seconds on 10 watts with a SWR of 1.2 raises my Flex6k5 temp. to 48°C so your PA temp should be allright. I do not use DDUtil, but the FRStack meter window.
    Your not satisfactory reports can of course result from our space weather (K4-K5 at the moment) http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/communities/space-weather-enthusiasts
    73, Alex - DH2ID

  • Keith Flint
    Keith Flint Member
    edited December 2016
    My fan on my flex6300 never comes on with my hexbeam at 1.5 swr or less and 20 watts.

    If yours is a signature series flex, it should not come on with your 15 watts out.
    Keith W7ZAC

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