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Antenna Analyzer's
« on: October 28, 2015, 09:45:17 PM »
Im in need of an antenna analyzer that will work on HF, UHF/VHF all in one. There are so many out there and they all do different things. Im looking at the MFJ-269CPRO. What are you guys using and why. I just want to get a good one that will last me forever.

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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2015, 10:03:20 PM »
If you can afford it, look into RigExpert.  Will DL data to the computer. 
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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2015, 10:32:50 PM »
I have a Comet CAA500, works well, eats batteries, but you can run it off a power supply forever.
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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2015, 10:36:37 PM »
not to confuse the topic any more than it has to be,
I also want an antenna analyzer, but...
I have been thinking about a noise bridge like the MFJ-202B
only because it looks pretty easy and low price to build

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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2015, 09:30:15 PM »
I have (had) a MFJ-259C, big, clunky, takes a boatload of batteries, wasn't ever really sure of the results and right out of warranty it took a dump.  It's been at MFJ to be repaired now for 6 months and don't know if I'll ever see it again, so I bought a rigexpert because I needed a analyzer now, small, easy to work, does 10 times as much as the MFJ on I think 3 batteries and I trust it.  If I ever get the MFJ back, It's for sale

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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2015, 09:57:37 PM »
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When I gwt back to work the RE is on my list.  I have a local ham who lets me barrow his and its assume
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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2015, 02:50:43 PM »
Witch model of the RE are u using?

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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2015, 05:39:55 PM »
I have an MFJ and am very happy with it.

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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2015, 05:28:42 AM »
I'll sell you my MFJ for 250 shipped. VHF/UHF. Still on the original batteries, so little use on it. I paid like 369 3 years ago, but just don't use it like I thought I would.
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Re: Antenna Analyzer's
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2015, 11:51:51 AM »
I ended up getting the MFJ 259CM last Friday. Well see how is works out.