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Help with ft-857 SWR limits

Discussion in 'Radio Circuits, Repair & Performance' started by K8VF, Feb 17, 2005.

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  1. K8VF

    K8VF Ham Member QRZ Page

    Does anyone know the procedure to adjust via the menus the allowable swr limits before foldback using the 857?

    At 1.5:1 it cuts the power and clips badly. Perhaps 2:1 would be more like it?

    I cant seem to locate the procedure.

    Thanks in advance for any help.

    Mark, K8VF
    k8vf_mark@m33access.com
     
  2. w8wlc

    w8wlc Guest

    Go join the yahoo group on this radio, once you are a member go to the files section and get the info. Hopefully if you do this you have a reference load you can use to carefully adjust the settings. I purchased my 857 back the first part of November and I noticed the swr foldback on mine starts at 2:1
     
  3. K8VF

    K8VF Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've gone over half of their messages in the group and havent found anything yet. I am assuming I will.

    Thanks for the reply.
     
  4. w8wlc

    w8wlc Guest

    go to the file labeled alignment and scroll down the .pdf file until you get to the vswr set.
     
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