other-antennas End Fed Antennas

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    I'm building a 9:1 UNUN to feed an endfed antenna. Has anyone had any experience loading an endfed antenna with the X-108G Outdoor model? I'm hoping it will just be a mater of putting a manual tuner between the radio and the transmission network. My intent is to end up with a bicycle friendly portable station.
     
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    I am using a end fed random length, with a 9:1 balun and it works well on receive, but i need to wait for the MFJ mini tuner to arrive before i can get the swr down below 2:1 . Dont want to trash my shiny new X108G with high SWR. Eventually i will pull the antenna down and cut it for 40 meters and it will work better on the higher bands.
     
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    I am using end fed antenna with 16,15 m length, 9:1 UNUN and "ant-09" atu clone. Original atu by UA3GDW. Works great :)

    73! Gyula
     
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    I have two both have been used with the 108 and an LDG Z11 ProII. Tune using AM and then once I had the memories its fast.
     

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