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Anyone in Atlanta area that can lend an SWR meter?

Having been to Frys and 2 of the 3 Radio Shacks in my area only to find they were out of stock, I thought I'd reach out to see if there was anyone in the area that a) had one I could borrow or b) could recommend an electronics shop that might have one.
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Re: Anyone in Atlanta area that can lend an SWR meter?

What part of Atlanta? I'm in Cherokee county. I have a radio shack SWR meter.


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What part of Atlanta? I'm in Cherokee county. I have a radio shack SWR meter.
I live downtown about 1m from the Zoo and work in Buckhead - not the closest of neighbors.

How did RS's meter work? I might just order one if it's worth the coin.
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Re: Anyone in Atlanta area that can lend an SWR meter?

The meter worked pretty well. I discovered that I needed a taller antenna (4' v 3') to get more of it above the roof line and that I needed to improve the mount and the vehicle ground. I used the BozTec mount. After I solved height and grounding problem, the antenna tuned pretty well.


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Re: Anyone in Atlanta area that can lend an SWR meter?

Thanks for the info man
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