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Reviews Categories | SWR & Wattmeters & Dummy Loads | MFJ-818 MFJ Mobile SWR/Wattmeter Help

Reviews Summary for MFJ-818 MFJ Mobile SWR/Wattmeter
MFJ-818 MFJ Mobile SWR/Wattmeter Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $79.95
Description: MFJs new flat, compact SWR/Wattmeter is plenty rugged to take the abuse of
brutal mobile and portable operation.
The meter is fully enclosed in a strong aluminum case with just the scales
exposed. Only two small switches are slightly protruding so theres little to break.
Simultaneously read SWR/forward/ reflected power on full size 3-inch lighted
Cross-Needle Meter. Use 12 VDC for meter lamp or plug into cigarette lighter with
MFJ-5510. 30/300 Watt ranges, 1.8-30 MHz, SO-239 connectors. 5Wx3Hx2D
Product is in production.
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WA7WJR Rating: 5/5 Sep 15, 2017 21:25 Send this review to a friend
Nice addition for portable or remote operations  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I bought this in prep for setting up my shack in Vietnam (operating as XV9WJR). I needed something small & easy to pack. My primary 'shack' in Vietnam consists of a 2'x4' desk so space is a big consideration.

The thing I liked most about this meter is that it simply plug and play.
There is a 12v input for the meter lamp, but is not required for meter readings.

It is pretty simple construction, and seems reasonably rugged. I do wish the lamp switch and the push button 30/300w selector switch were on the sides or front rather than the top. A mount for portable use would be an ideal feature.

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