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Serving Amateur Radio in Southeast Virginia

Low SWR is not the be-all end-all!

How many times have I heard ‘well, my SWR is 1:1, but I can’t seem work anyone’ ?  It’s important to remember that just because the SWR meter shows a low SWR does not mean the antenna is radiating.  Remember, a dummy load has a 1:1 SWR!...