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ATU is not working correctly on my 6700

W5UN_DaveW5UN_Dave Member ✭✭
I hooked up my G5RV test antenna to try out the 6700 on 80 thru 10 meters. The SWR varies on each band but is in reasonable range, but not 1:1 As an example, on most bands the SWR is between 1:15 to 1:2.5 without the ATU engaged. Clicking on ATU shows the "success" message, but the SWR reading either stays the same or gets worse. What is going on with this? I expect to see SWR 1:1 on the bar meter after engaging the ATU successfully, is this unrealistic? Is the ATU not yet working? Dave, W5UN

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  • W5UN_DaveW5UN_Dave Member ✭✭
    edited February 2019
    OK, now I see. One must click on TUNE, then click on the ATU button, This seems to be the way, NOT keydown and clicking on ATU. Any comments?
  • W5XZ - danW5XZ - dan Member ✭✭
    edited June 2019
    yup, ATU doesn't play right on cw...unless you hit tune first, or switch to ssb; known bug; they're on it...
  • Sergey R5AUSergey R5AU Sergey Member ✭✭
    edited April 2017
    Dave, I am not sure what that a issue, I have equal algorithm on my 6700, but you are right, natively from the "old" radio, just press ATU should initiate complete process.
  • Reggie-k6xrReggie-k6xr Member
    edited April 28
    on my 6500,clicking tune drops power to set tune value of 20 watts but it does not tune althogh atu is active. Then I click atu and it tunes but the power goes right back to 100 watts during the tune cycle. If then while this is happining I click tune, the atu stops. could be me and not the radio. mayb e someone can comment?

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