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Re: [Amps] SWR meters

Subject: Re: [Amps] SWR meters
From: Roger <>
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2009 15:09:57 -0400
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Bill, W6WRT wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Oct 2009 04:45:11 +0000, Charles Harpole <> wrote:
>> Also, the maker is grumpy
> Grumpy and un-cooperative. Autek will not furnish a schematic of their meter, 
> or
> at least they wouldn't when I had one a few years ago. One problem with the
> Autek is they mount the coax connector with a single nut. That is almost
> impossible to tighten sufficiently and is constantly coming loose.
No star washer?  I've had very few problems with that type of connector 
and have some where around 20 in service as bulkhead connectors out in 
the weather, plus some in weather proof boxes that get really hot in the 
summer and cold in the winter.


Roger (K8RI)
>  If I were to
> keep it, I would replace the connectors with the four screw mount type. Other
> than that, it was ok. 
> I sold it and got a Palstar PM2000A, my favorite.
> 73, Bill W6WRT
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