Collection of several topics on antenna tuners and their performance. Why use an antenna tuner? How does an antenna tuner…tune Does an antenna tuner fool the radio? Will an antenna tuner waste power? Can an antenna tuner help get more power to the antenna?
The quarter-wave Marconi working against ground is a popular and inexpensive antenna for 160 meters. A lot of newcomers to the band favor this simple antenna because it’s easy to put up, it isn’t too big, and it works.
Doing the MARS Mod on the TS890S. This will take care of any of your HF or Mars needs, and any new bands added in the future. You will now have the new 60m Band also. It is unclear if it will open up the 4m Band that some EU Countries are now allowed.