Hey, all, I was putting the new Midland in my car, and I was tuning the mag-mount antenna (also Midland, center of the roof) with a little SWR I have. The SWR is a bit below 1.5 on both 40 and 1.
On the power meter on the radio, though, it shows full power from Channels 1 to 20, and much above 26 to 40 it shows less than full output. This is after I disconnect the meter, with the meter it shows full on all channels.
I did originally have full output according to the radio on all channels, but the SWR meter also shows that antenna setting in the red, which I know isn’t good.
Is there an adjustment I’m missing, or is this actually right? Maybe it's the extra foot of coax the meter uses? I have no idea how to compensate well enough for that.
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