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Antenna Genius on 6 meters

AH0U
AH0U Member ✭✭

Does anyone use the AG 8x2 on 6 meters.... mine just hates 6 and I wonder if it is this one or all of them haters on 6 meters... Very high SWR and locks up when QRO...Rig is a 6700, PGXL and TGXL into the AG 8x2... No HF no problem problem but on 6 it just does not work

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  • David Decoons, wo2x
    David Decoons, wo2x Member, Super Elmer Moderator

    What hardware version AG?

    What antenna port? I thought Imremember reading someplace about having the higher frequency antennas on the inner ports 4 or 5 and lower frequency antennas on outer ports. I checked current manual and did not see mention but it may be worth a try to reconfigure your switch to use port 4 for 6 meters. Also there may be an issue with the relay for 6 meter port you are currently using.

    Dave wo2x

  • K1UO Larry
    K1UO Larry MaineMember ✭✭✭

    I have the 8X2 plus and mine reacts the same on 6M.. SWR is higher than expected when going thru the switch so I put the 6M antenna directly to the PGXL. 6M swr was higher through the AG regardless of which port was tried.

  • AH0U
    AH0U Member ✭✭

    Thats what I did too

  • Mike-VA3MW
    Mike-VA3MW Administrator, FlexRadio Employee, Community Manager, Super Elmer, Moderator admin

    You can discuss this with 4O3A by using their support email address.

    I think I swept all the ports on mine one day and did find it a bit higher, but not enough to affect the PGXL.

    I ran the PGXL on the weekend for the 160M contest up to 2.3:1 without issue.

    Mike

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