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Antenna Genius Possible Failure on Some Ports - Thoughts? 1 month 3 weeks ago #69

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I have an Indoor 2 x 8 Antenna Genius. It has worked just fine for a long time. Recently in the VHF contest I experienced a high SWR event that at first I thought was the SWR meter failing (it didn't); then I thought the AMP had fried itself (it didn't). As I test the radio barefoot with new coax into the AG I note that ports 1 and 2 show high SWR (DB36 and KT34XA) and port 8 (Dummy Load) shows perfect SWR. Does it make sense that I could take out a port I was using and the one adjacent to it with 1000W of FT8 on 50MHz? And if so, how does one go about verifying and fixing it?

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David W6DR

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Antenna Genius Possible Failure on Some Ports - Thoughts? 1 month 3 weeks ago #77

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It is possibly burned for some reason. If you can open it and check RF board where relays and RF connectors are? You can send photo on

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Ranko

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