[AMRadio] watt meter


Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Tue Mar 7 10:17:29 EST 2006


I think that is the tuner I have.
The watt meters are not pep though.

The tuner works great, the balun is not good for any power
if things are wacko with the swr...

I bought it new from heathkit in Philadelphia a LONG time ago!

Brett


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net 
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of W5OMR/Geoff
> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 10:12 AM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] watt meter
> 
> Brett gazdzinski wrote:
> 
> > 
> >I got an Autek meter off ebay, see the link below...
> >
> 
> I just bought a Heathkit SA-2060A tuner, with meters built in, at a 
> recent hamfest.
> 
> I currently use a Heathkit SA-2060 tuner, on my 75m full-wave 
> loop, fed 
> with 450-ohm ladder line.
> 
> Tomorrow morning, I connect the new tuner up and see if it works at 
> least as good as the current tuner (which is a mis-nomer... they're 
> actually called "impedance matching devices".  An Antenna 
> tuner is the 
> guy who goes out and physically shortens or lenthens the antenna to 
> resonance... IMO, of course.  YMMV.)
> 
> --
> 73 = Best Regards,
> -Geoff/W5OMR
> 
> 
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