High reflected power using transverter port

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I have one of the Ukrainian 2m transverters interfaced to my F6500 using the xvrtr port.   If I have the smartsdr transverter max transmit set higher than -6 dbm I get the "high reflected power" shut-off.    The transverter board wants 0-20 dbm to produce a few watts of output.

How much reflected power can the transverter port triggers the transmit shut off?

-6dbm is just about the maximum output power setting I can use without having the flex 6500 shut off during transmit.   

Any insight would be appreciated.   The transverter seems to work fine otherwise.

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Russ (N0HU)
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This issue ended up being an error related to the SCU being exposed to excessive power greater than the damage threshold and not high reflected power when transmitting.
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