View Single Post
  #3  
Old 02-27-2013, 07:29 AM
DaveInDenver's Avatar
DaveInDenver DaveInDenver is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Larimer County
Posts: 6,380
Default

Matt is 100%. SWR meters are somewhat frequency specific. One for a CB will work on most of the ham HF bands, but definitely will not work on VHF or UHF. Best case is you get erroneous readings, worst case is you can ruin a test tool.

I have SWR bridges for HF & CB, VHF and UHF as well as an antenna analyzer that covers 160m up to 70cm.

It's pretty unlikely I'd be able to make the meeting next week although we've traditionally done a Ham & Eggs Tune Up day in April before CM.
__________________
'91 Pickup

"Why does the U.S. care which flag will be hoisted on a small piece of land thousands of miles away?" -- Ron Paul
Reply With Quote