Sounds great! I checked their web page and saw only the old version.
What's the price of this new wonder?
73, Jim KB6SX
> From: K4SB <email@example.com>
> To: TowerTalk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [TowerTalk] New MFJ 259
> Date: Sunday, June 21, 1998 12:44 PM
> I bought one of the new 259s at the Atlanta Hamfest yesterday, and that
> thing will walk the cat for you.
> Readout of SWR, antenna resistance, actual reactance, in one display.
> If you have a fault in your coax, it will measure the length to the
> fault. Short the far end, and it will actually measure the length of a
> piece of coax. Measures loss in coax.
> Measures capacitance, inductance, ect.
> Would tell you more but I've already run the batteries down just
> playing with it. It's great!
> Oh yes, 1 screw and a panel comes off the back giving you full access
> to the batteries. Also, nicads may be recharged by the ac brick without
> removing the batteries.
> Also, Martin ( the M in MFJ ) was there and a truly delightful gentlemen
> to meet.
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