Chances are, what you'll get is:
a. 1 Diode (probably a surplus 1N914!)
b. 1 #22 gauge wire, two feet long, red insulation
c. 1 Binding post
d. 1 0.001 ufd disc capacitor
That's about all it takes (plus a case) to build a field strength
meter -- you can make it "sexier", but the above parts are
all you need for the essential FSM (field strength meter).
Karl K - W8TIF
"Tom Scott" <email@example.com> on 01/15/99 02:57:54 AM
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Subject: [TenTec] Question about "Field Strength Meter" kit...
Okay, here's something I've been wondering about that I'll be someone here
I have several times seen ads reading like: "Send $10 for information and
materials to turn your digital volt meter into an RF field strength meter".
Has anyone sent for one of these? Is this legitimate, or do you get a hank
of wire and a drawing?
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