U P D A T E
20150325T2250

Monoband HF Stick with Whip
(6m vertical)



Field day III; 20150325T0940 until 1103 (UTC).
Frequency: 51,510 MHz FM ; 50,150 MHz USB
438,95 MHz (Relais Kahlenberg) for coordination.
QTH: Wien Donauinsel (JN88EG60CH)
Operator: Gerald OE1GPA/1

Device: Yaesu FT 817nd (AKKU 12,5V; Transm. Power 5 Watt)
Antenna: MFJ-1606T with tuner MFJ-971
Height over ground: about 0,25 m (feed).
QSOs: OE3MHU/p (Kahlenberg), OE1KHU (not read), OE1PHS (could not read me, but was heard Q5)
all in FM on 51,510 and 51,520 MHz.
SSB QSOs were not possible.
Distance: from 4 to 7 km.

Result: Tuning was very difficult without an antenna analyzer and not successful.


MFJ-971 Antenna Tuner tuning MFJ-1606T
U P D A T E:
This tuner must not be used in this case because 6m band is out of its working frequency range (1,8-30MHz) !

MFJ-1606T
MFJ-1606T mounted on
a tripod

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