There are $17 Chinese cross needle meters (Flashstar in Taiwan) on the open market.
The meters look identical to those used in MFJ, Palstar, and various Eastern Asia mfg.
Part No. SZ-70
Forward meter : 0~10W, Reflected meter : 0~2W
DC 100uA full scale, DCR=1.54KΩ
Meter front size : 72.0x72.0mm, WxH
View window : 64.5x45.5mm, WxH
made by Flash star (SD) co., Taiwan
Dimension drawing : http://www.flashstar.com.tw/showroom.html