>If I could only own one, I suppose it would be the MFJ. I would hate
>giving up the ability to measure L, C and coax loss, however.
I said some things in my earlier posting that were not true. My posting
should have noted that my experience was with the original 259 not the B
A review of the instruction book for the B model describes how to measure
C, L and a number of properties of coaxial transmission lines. The B model
has a much wider range of measurement options than the original.
The B model does use more batteries and requires more current. Battery life
is somewhat shorter, but I do not have a good estimate. The operating self
check procedure does include a battery voltage measurement so you have an
idea of the battery condition. If you are making a lot remote measurements,
have some extra AA cells on hand.
Tnx to those who have pointed out my obvious failure to read the instructions.
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