Topband: New MFJ 259C available
km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Tue Mar 4 14:41:22 EST 2014
Can HP microwave loads be used? I have a set good to 24 GHz and another to
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From: "Jim Brown" <jim at audiosystemsgroup.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: Topband: New MFJ 259C available
> On 3/4/2014 7:25 AM, Paul Christensen wrote:
>> My only concern with the VNWA is in its ability to measure Topband
>> antenna systems where sweeps are required into the AMBC band.
> I'm a VERY happy owner of the 3E model VNWA. I've made measurements on my
> 160M antennas with no difficulty, but I'm out in the boonies, not close
> enough to strong BC signals to have seen any issues.
> As to precision of calibration loads -- after I got the VNWA, I did a
> search looking for calibration loads, and quickly learned that if you want
> better than 1% precision, it's easy to spend as much for the load as for
> the VNWA itself!
> 73, Jim K9YC
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