In a message dated 96-07-25 00:42:56 EDT, you write:
>I have the biggest HF MFJ antenna meter referenced in this thread. In a
>very high RF environment, it will give screwy results (big surprize!).
>Our university club is about 500 feet from the campus radio FM xmitter and
>antenna. Virually no reading on MFJ is reliable in this setting as found
>by direct experience. So, maybe some other RF is getting to the others
>cited on this thread but in these other cases perhaps on only one freq. or
>another? BTW, I really like the MFJ meter out here in the boondocks.
I think that the MFJ-269 Antenna Analyzer is a nifty tool but I've run
into the same problems with RF getting into it. My fix was to have a stack
of toroids on both ends of the feedline. It leaves the shield cold and seems
to minimize nearby RF problems.
73, Steve K7LXC