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SWR vs. SWR Curve



An antenna which is newly installed can be a challenge to tune without knowing some of the characteristics. Knowing only the swr does not really tell you a lot about the antenna.  You can consult meters which can tell you all about the antenna, but it may be too much information.  You don't want to know the phase, or reactance, or even pattern.  You only want to get the antenna tuned with minimum effort.  

The attached article gives you a general guide to basic tuning patterns.  It details the swr curve as opposed to only one swr point on the curve.  It doesn't tell you how to fix the antenna, but does give you information needed to fix or tune the antenna.


swr_curve.pdf swr_curve.pdf

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Article ID: 2
Company: Knowledgebase
Date added: 2013-10-15 15:35:32
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