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Old 09-05-2013, 07:28   #76
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Re: Coax Connector Failure

Originally Posted by St. Elsewhere View Post
There are various versions of the Shakespeare Galaxy, and you could look up your specific specifications on the Shakespeare web site. Here is the link.

The information on that site for the
Galaxy 5400-XT Little Giant™ is "No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test."
I have the XP 5400, and, indeed, it is supposed to read open. I was mistaken. It's good to have cleared this up.

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Old 09-05-2013, 07:59   #77
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Re: Coax Connector Failure

Thanks Bill and Others. I will do the swr test. very happy with four miles as opposed to the 50 meters I was getting from the old system. I see you you have a Bob Perry sloop. i spent alot of time on Shakti, a 45 footer. Solid and fast.

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