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TX1, TX2 PTT not working with DXEngineering Mag Loop power inserter

Ron K2RASRon K2RAS Member ✭✭
My 6500 is connected to a DXEngineering (Pixel) amplified Mag Loop antenna.  The antenna power inserter has a 'key' connector to turn off the antenna preamp when the transmitter is keyed.  The voltage on the TX1 and TX2 connectors moves from just above 0 volts to about .6V when the transmitter is keyed.  This voltage is below the threshold to turn off the preamp.

I believe the TX1 connection used to unkey the preamp.  Is the 6500 working correctly?

Thanks, Ron / K2RAS


  • Dwayne_AB6ADwayne_AB6A Member ✭✭
    edited September 2019
    In your Transmit Profile, have you enabled the port?
  • Ron K2RASRon K2RAS Member ✭✭
    edited June 3
    That was it!  I don't do much with profiles, I never saw the matrix screen before. 
    Thanks, Ron
  • PatrickPatrick WH6HI Member ✭✭✭
    edited June 2
    The tx set up is part of basic set up and would be remembered by the radio, even if you did not have a dedicated profile set up.

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