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Reviews Categories | SWR & Wattmeters & Dummy Loads | Palomar Engineers M-827 Help


Reviews Summary for Palomar Engineers M-827
Palomar Engineers M-827 Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $Unknown
Description: The meter computes SWR automatically and displays it on a light bar. The SWR is always correct regardless of power level. The SWR scale is 1 to 10 with logarithmic response that gives high resolution at low SWR values.

A second light bar displays power. Power ranges are 20, 200 and 2000 watts. Power readings are correct at SWR = 1. The light bar will follow SSB peaks
Product is not in production.
More info: http://palomar-engineers.com/
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VE3XQQ Rating: 5/5 Nov 6, 2014 06:36 Send this review to a friend
Simple and fast  Time owned: more than 12 months
The Palomar Engineers M-827 is a LED meter with 10 segments for SWR indication and 10 segments for Power. With such a small sampling at the 2000 watt setting, power levels from 300 to 700 are represented by only 3 LEDs, I don't find this to be an issue as I think it would be annoying to have any more with this true peak reading meter. Besides a fractional change in power is not going to make a big difference at the receiving end.

Back May of 1983 it was reviewed by CQ in and they measured the Power and SWR indications and found them to be accurate. Good to know it was well manufactured, before I bought this on E-Bay.

In my station the meter is at the output of my AL-80A connected via RG-213 and found the Meter's light weight to be slightly annoying, I simply molded/bent the coax into a position that did not apply tension.

My primary function of the Meter is to monitor the SWR which it does very well

If you need a simple and clear display of your output, get one of these and you will not be disappointed

The manual can be found here:
http://www.palomar-engineers.com/Downloads/Palomar%20Engineers%20M827%20SWR%20Meter.pdf
 


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