At 10:24 PM 6/22/97 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-06-22 21:33:46 EDT, SE060676@shellus.com (Effinger SH
>(Sam) at MSXSOPC) writes:
>> I am wanting to buy the AEA cable mate TDR--- what is the opinion of the
>> group on them. I know it won't compare to more expensive models but
>> $300 it isn't too bad.
>> What is the best in line SWR meter "excluding the Bird" watt meter..
> I haven't used the AEA myself but rumour has it that it is susceptible
>to nearby RF (broadcast) interference. I use the MFJ-259 here and have been
>happy with it. It's not a lab instrument but good enough for ham work. While
>it's also susceptible to RF, I pass the cable through some toroids and it
>helps quite a bit.
>73, Steve K7LXC
Steve, apples and oranges. He was asking about the AEA TDR not the
AEA antenna bridge--and all of the bridges with internal oscillators and
broad band detectors are susceptible to BC interference.
You would not normally use a TDR with an antenna hanging off the
end, so it shouldn't be susceptible to BCI.
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