Does the PG-XL have a built in tuner?

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Does the  PG-XL have a built in tuner or is a stand alone tuner needed? If so what are folks using?

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Bill -VA3WTB

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No it does not...If you can't operate without a tuner, most people use external tuners 
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Joe - KC2TN

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I'm using the Palstar HF Auto with wire antennas for 80 and 160 on Port 2 of the PG.XL.
Port 1 has a self tuning 4 El SteppIR .
40M is a 2el beam that I sometimes use the tuner with also with the PG-XL.
ALL work fine.
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I run the same except I feed into an 18:1 BalUn/6" open wire line/350ft Non resonant Dipole.  (VERY narrow tuning) All Works great!
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The PalStar HF Auto tuner is absolutely amazing, and the customer support if needed  is exceptional. I picked mine up at the factory, and Paul was kind enough to give me a factory tour. Most if not all of the major components are manufactured on site. I met all the people who build the PalStar equipment.  A truly happy, knowledgeable and dedicated workforce producing an exceptional product right here in the USA!  Youll find cheaper but you wont find better  Jim KC3KRZ