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wilson 1000 shorted

Post by 443 Arizona » Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9:53 AM

i have a wilson 1000 with its permanant mount on the roof of my pickup, after unscrewing it, taking it off, i find it has 100% conductance between the outer and inner of the (ant.)base-load.(the ant., not the puck), i dont think its supose to be that way, is it? suprised me. this install is only 2 months old.


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Re: wilson 1000 shorted

Post by MDYoungblood » Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 12:27 PM

The load of the antenna is going to show a short because it has shunt, cap, capacitance coil, whatever they want to call it, I would call it a shunt.

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Re: wilson 1000 shorted

Post by 443 Arizona » Thursday, 24 August 2017, 9:37 AM

thanks MD, :cheers: interesting to know that, i have seen that on several ant.s and i guess i should have assumed this one was built that way. :oops:
and later i got an email back from their rep saying exactly, that it is a shunt feature.

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Re: wilson 1000 shorted

Post by MDYoungblood » Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:38 AM

Most of the more expensive antenna manufacturer's call them shunts, others use other terms. If you are starting to experience some SWR raise it could be getting water/moisture in the load and after a day in the Arizona sun it dries out.

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Re: wilson 1000 shorted

Post by 443 Arizona » Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:45 AM

it has 2 weep holes in the base, but i'm not worried MD,,, out here in the Arizona desert, its a dry rain :cheese: :aaargh: :geek: :jokercolor: :biggrin: :rabbit: :icon_rolleyes: :lol: :dance: :clap:


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