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Antenna analysers?

Postby bc73 » 09 Jan 2017, 14:44

Hi All,

I am thinking of buying an antenna analyser to tune my cobwebb before i put it up, the problem is they all seem mighty expensive.
what would you guys recommend for the best value/quality? As some of the cheaper ones seem very hit and miss from what i have read.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers Colin {bnghd}
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Re: Antenna analysers?

Postby Transwarp » 09 Jan 2017, 19:27

Have a look at the MFJ range, used a couple of second-hand ones in the past, good kit imo.
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Re: Antenna analysers?

Postby kilimax » 09 Jan 2017, 19:35

I use the MFJ 259B. Not the newest version but perfectly good for my needs. Picked it up last year 2nd hand.
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Re: Antenna analysers?

Postby bc73 » 09 Jan 2017, 21:08

Thanks for the advice guys, been looking but not found any s/h ones, feel free to pm me if you see any. will keep looking.
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Re: Antenna analysers?

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Re: Antenna analysers?

Postby bc73 » 14 Jan 2017, 22:28

HI, Has anyone used a Surecom SA-160 analyser as i am considering buying one and would like some feedback
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Re: Antenna analysers?

Postby kilimax » 15 Jan 2017, 18:01

I've never used one myself but there are some videos on how it perfotms on Youtube.

Link to one of them here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkeMR5Y6QIA
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