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Re: [TowerTalk] Uses of MFJ 259B

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Uses of MFJ 259B
From: "Gene Smar" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 17:20:29 -0400
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     The manual for the MFJ-259B can be downloaded from several sites.  In 
it you will find instructions for finding all the useful functions available 
from the antenna analyzer.

73 de
Gene Smar  AD3F

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kostas Stamatis" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 14, 2010 4:57 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Uses of MFJ 259B

>I have an analyzer mfj259. I am very happy with it but i think that i have
> not searched all of its features. For example, i recently learnt that i 
> can
> use it to find coax loss. I know that maybe it was in manual but i had
> questions until i read here for the procedure and beside this i found that
> it is quite accurate (this is useful notice also). Beside this i found 
> that
> many of us, who are lucky owners of 259, didn't know it also. So i would
> like to suggest here to make a list with uses of  259 and procedures also.
> Anoyone knows a relative site?
> Example
> 1) swr measure
> procedure: no need
> Accuracy: very good
> 2) Measure of coax loss
> procedure: connect the coax to 259. Keep the other side unshorted. Press 
> the
> mode and measure.
> Accuracy: very good (2nd decimal point)
> 3)...
> Any more suggestions?
> Kostas SV1DPI
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